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The mountain saw its first fatalities of the season on Wednesday

The peak saw its first summits of the season last week, including several record-breaking climbs

A climber posted on social media that the situation at Base Camp is “a total shitstorm. I had no idea what I was flying into.”

‘The Third Pole,’ ‘See You Tomorrow,’ and ‘The Next Everest’ offer a compelling tour of the mountain’s recent history, from snowboard descents in the early 2000s to the deadly earthquake of 2015

In 2020, the coronavirus gave the tallest mountain on earth a rest. But climbers from all over are itching to go back.

This season the Nepalese government says it will require climbers and guides to get permission from its Department of Tourism before disseminating images of others on the mountain. Enforcing it won’t be easy.

'The Moth and the Mountain,' by Ed Caesar, and 'Shook,' by Jennifer Hull, examine expeditions that took place in different time periods, but both demonstrate how the mountain can bring out the best and worst in people

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, three Chinese teams reached the top of the world

A group of eight researchers from China just summited the mountain with the sole mission of getting the most accurate measurement to date of the world's tallest peak

I watched 40-plus hours of thru-hiking vlogs. These are the ones that are worth your time.

An official declaration from Nepal's Department of Immigration confirms that the world's highest peak will be closed for the season due to coronavirus concerns

For now, despite COVID-19 concerns, the Nepalese side is still open for business

Nepal will soon indefinitely suspend visas on arrival for travelers from five countries where the virus has been detected in high numbers

The legendary ultrarunner's top trails, both near and far

A new book showcases the globe-trotting work of a photographer whose life mission is to document masks from endangered cultures

Staff members of Marie Stopes International navigate wild bulls, treacherous singletrack, and rushing rivers to make long-term birth control accessible to some of the hardest-to-access places in Nepal

The country's Ministry of Tourism unveiled a series of proposals aimed at avoiding another disastrous, overcrowded year on the world's highest peak

The man who took the most shocking Everest photo of the year is about to break one of mountaineering's stoutest records

After a trip to Kilimanjaro with her father, Lilliana Libecki wanted to create a new way to give back

Sunday's episode of 'Last Week Tonight' took a stab at fixing the mountain's overcrowding problem

The deadly 2019 climbing season prompted a worldwide demand to reform management of the world's highest peak. Is change really possible? Mark Jenkins, a veteran alpinist who reached the summit in 2012, lays down an emphatic yes.

New research shows just how much global warming is eating away at the glaciers on the world’s highest peaks

A group of Indians claimed they reached the top of the peak, but they may not have made it past Camp III

When we say “Everest is crowded,” this is what we mean

When Wui Kin Chin collapsed high on the deadliest mountain in the world, he urgently needed a rescue. Instead, he sat alone at 24,000 feet for more than 40 hours.

The Seven Summit Treks guide has reached the peak of the world's highest mountain for a 23rd time

Five years after he famously Facebooked his way to rescue from a Himalayan crevasse, scientist and climber John All is back on Mount Everest, looking for answers about how global warming is affecting the highest peaks on earth

Twenty percent of climbers on the world's highest peak this season are women

This year, governments and guiding companies are promising to do more to keep the mountain clean, but the question of what to do with the dead bodies is becoming more urgent

From Yosemite’s famed granite to Patagonian towers, these pitches are every bit as legendary as the climber himself

Three died and four were injured on Sunday when a plane veered off course

As climbers reach Base Camp, at the foot of the world's highest mountain, these are the stories we're keeping an eye on

From Kathmandu to the top of the world, here’s an overview of the most popular route to Everest’s summit

In Nepal, where mental-health issues are widespread following a long civil war and the 2015 earthquake, one organization offers counseling alongside primary care

Sometimes dying in the mountains is just the luck of the draw

We don't want to hear about the time your dog did a fourteener. Mera, recently renamed Baru, made the first canine ascent of Nepal's 23,389-foot Baruntse in November 2018.

The mountain has gotten even further out of reach for everyone except the very wealthiest. Meanwhile, the guiding industry is rife with corruption.

This trailer for the upcoming film, Janhukot, follows three British mountaineers as they try to summit the film’s namesake peak

Nelson and Morrison are the first to successfully ski 7,000 vertical feet from the summit of Nepal’s Lhotse, one of the most prized high-altitude lines in the world

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