Everest summits smash records amid deadly bottlenecks

2019-06-18 15:09

A record 885 people climbed Everest in May this year, capping a deadly traffic-clogged season that also saw 11 climbers die on the world's highest mountain.

4 bodies and 10 tonnes of rubbish collected from Everest

2019-05-27 19:00

Four bodies have been retrieved from Everest and some 10 tonnes of garbage plucked from the mountain at the end of this year's climbing season.

Sherpa climbs Everest TWICE in a week for record 24th summit

2019-05-21 09:45

Only last week Nepali mountain guide Kami Rita Sherpa set a new record by climbing Everest a 23rd time. On Tuesday for good measure he did it again.

Risky retrieval of Everest bodies raises climbers' concern

2017-05-31 17:00

A high-risk expedition to retrieve bodies from Mount Everest has led some to question if the risk is acceptable.

SA Everest permit dodger arrested in Nepal

2017-05-17 10:09

A South African who attempted to climb Mount Everest without permission has been arrested in Nepal.

Hopes fade for missing Everest climbers

2016-05-24 14:07

Rescuers searching for two Indian climbers missing on Mount Everest say there is little hope of finding the pair alive.

 

Everest logjam fails to thwart climber's record 14-peak bid

2019-05-28 18:59

Former Gurkha soldier Nirmal Purja remains on target to conquer the world's 14 highest mountains in a record-breaking seven months.

4 more deaths on traffic-jammed Everest

2019-05-24 10:54

A traffic jam of climbers in the Everest "death zone" was blamed for two of four new deaths reported.

Fraud at 8 848m: Are Everest ascents too easy to fake?

2017-06-01 10:16

As the numbers heading up Everest have boomed, many are questioning whether summits need to be validated more scientifically.

SA Everest permit dodger 'ready to face jail'

2017-05-18 14:56

A South African caught attempting to climb Mount Everest without a permit says he couldn't afford the fee, but had always planned to turn himself in.

SA-built Ford Everest gets new models

2016-11-03 11:49

Ford's locally-built Everest SUV now compromises eight models, a smaller diesel engine and the availability of a manual gearbox option.

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