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The trio ascended the technical and coveted southeast ridge to the summit of the 24,787-foot peak

Travelers must get vaccinated before entering the region, but it’s unclear how officials will enforce the rule

Despite Base Camp’s status as a super-spreader location, guides actually might have been safer on Everest than they would have been back home

The coronavirus has put climbers and workers in even more danger than usual

Alan Arnette talks to Lukas Furtenbach about the COVID risk at Base Camp

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

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