Adventure

Everest 2012

Forecasting Everest

Forecasting Everest

How do you predict the weather at the top of the world? Ask a highly unconventional meteorologist.

Looking Back at Everest, 2012

Looking Back at Everest, 2012

As the Himalayan climbing season gets underway, we take a look back at images from Everest, 2012, a year marked by hazardous conditions, epic crowds, and tragic accidents

Take a Number

Take a Number

In the 16 years since Into Thin Air, Mount Everest has become safer in many ways, with better storm forecasting and amazing high-altitude rescue helicopters. So why did 10 people die in 2012?

Leaving Everest

Leaving Everest

You think climbing the world's highest peak is difficult? Try getting back to Kathmandu during heavy monsoons.

The Second Wave of Climbers Prepare to Climb

The Second Wave of Climbers Prepare to Climb

Amid serious concerns about the possibility of another deadly traffic jam on Everest, like the one that killed four people last weekend, between 80 and 150 climbers headed for the summit this morning.