A guide from New Zealand says someone pilfered valuable supplies at Camp IV. Plus, hundreds of climbers are expected to push for the summit this week.
Guides in Base Camp say that Mother Nature will help determine whether climbers encounter dangerous congestion on the world’s tallest peak
Retired doctor Jonathan Sugarman of Seattle died at Camp II on Monday, May 1
After finding himself in the middle of a disaster on Mount Everest, the mountaineer wanted to be the strongest version of himself
Indian mountaineer Anaug Maloo was stranded in a crevasse for three days, until a team of rescuers overcame improbable odds to save him
A veteran climber is dead, another is missing, and multiple others are lucky to be alive after a tragic few days in the Himalayas
Climbing permits are up, expeditions are welcoming more women, and new technology is changing the timeline for getting to the top. These are some of the storylines we’re following during the 2023 season on Mount Everest.
The climbers were navigating the Khumbu Icefall when a serac collapsed above the glacier
After this mother of seven miraculously survived a violent car crash, she found a new purpose in climbing high-altitude peaks
The Norwegian mountaineer explains why women deserve equal support on the world’s highest mountains
Expedition leader Philip Henderson takes us inside the first all-Black mission to climb Mount Everest, and explains why the group’s work didn’t end when they returned to Base Camp
The Norwegian mountaineer was unable to obtain an entry permit from China to climb Cho Oyu and Shishapangma, putting her two peaks shy of the record
We binged ‘Human Playground,’ narrated by Idris Elba; ‘Aftershock: Everest and the Nepal Earthquake’; and ‘Thai Cave Rescue,’ a dramatized account of the 2018 ordeal, to figure out which ones are worth your time
New details have emerged about the deadly avalanche that buried dozens of climbers in India on Tuesday
Guiding companies are abandoning the mountain after a third fatality in one week
A fall on Manaslu claimed the life of the legendary ski mountaineer this week
The 49-year-old mountaineer reportedly fell into a crevasse just below the summit while descending the peak on skis. Elsewhere on the mountain, an avalanche killed one climber and injured a dozen more.
Harila has climbed 12 of the world’s 14 peaks above 8,000 meters. Now she’s asking for public assistance in obtaining a permit to enter China and ascend the final two.
A lot can go wrong on top of the world
When mountaineer Nirmal “Nims” Purja climbed K2 this year, he and his fellow climbers stumbled onto rancid food, tattered tents, and piles of human waste
Check out a fresh perspective of the world’s highest peak
Oh, your Tinder date climbed the world’s highest peak? I’m unimpressed.
The 36-year-old Norwegian is already ahead of Nims Purja’s schedule on the 14 peaks. She tells us her mission is to prove that high-altitude expeditions aren’t just a man’s game.
The “Savage Mountain” saw its busiest day ever earlier this week, as more than 100 climbers reached the summit
Nepali climber Sanu Sherpa is the first person to scale the 14 peaks above 8,000 meters twice
And a detailed analysis of what that means for American EV drivers
Nepali officials have denied a summit certificate to Russian mountaineer Katya Lipka, who flew a Ukrainian flag atop the world’s tallest peak
Officials are looking into plans that would relocate the crowded camp downvalley and off the ice
Silvia Vasquez-Lavado’s memoir about being the first Peruvian woman to stand atop the tallest mountain on earth is also a story about surviving sexual abuse and addiction and, ultimately, finding herself
This week, Outside Book Club host Elizabeth Hightower Allen spoke with author Silvia Vasquez-Lavado about her memoir In the Shadow of the Mountain, the Book Club’s May pick. On the one hand, the books is about Vasquez-Lavado journey to become the first Peruvian woman to summit Everest…
At the end of one of the most successful Everest seasons in years, we collected the most compelling stories about the peak and how it can bring out the best and worst in those who attempt to climb it
As a safe and drama-free season on Mount Everest comes to a close, mountaineers and guides ponder the mountain’s crowded future
Kenyan climber KG Kagambi, 62, opens up about the historic trek up the world’s tallest mountain
Amy McCulloch went to the Himalayas looking for adventure. She came back with an idea for an epic novel.
Hundreds of mountaineers are taking advantage of clear conditions on the world’s tallest peak
A member of the climber’s expedition confirms that she has once again topped the 29,035-foot peak, breaking her own record of most successful Everest climbs by a woman
Seven climbers from the Full Circle Everest team reached the peak on Thursday
Dozens of expeditions took advantage of favorable weather to reach the world’s highest point on Thursday
One inspired the world, one is in danger of being forgotten, and one disappeared
The historic expedition was announced at Outdoor Retailer's summer show in Denver this month
The policy comes after a 45-day cleanup expedition removed 24,200 pounds of garbage from the famous mountain