Three tonnes of rubbish collected from Everest

2019-05-01 14:22

A dedicated clean-up team sent to Mount Everest has collected three tonnes of garbage in its first two weeks, in an ambitious plan to clean the world's highest rubbish dump.

Sherpa shortage takes a toll on Everest

2018-05-18 13:45

The Everest industry is suffering from a dangerous shortage of its most important resource: experienced Sherpa guides.

Monk who blessed Everest climbers dies

2018-02-14 11:34

A Buddhist monk who blessed Everest climbers headed for the summit of the world's highest mountain has died in Nepal.

SA-born illegal Everest hiker released on bail

42-year-old South African born hiker Ryan Sean Davy has been released on bail following his arrest and 6 days spent in police custody for illegally climbing Everest.

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First climbers summit Everest after deadly disasters

2016-05-11 15:21

Nine Nepalis have reached the top of Mount Everest, the first group of climbers to summit the world's highest mountain in three years.


World's highest ER battles to save lives on Everest

2018-06-01 14:44

As word came over the radio that a Sherpa had been struck on the head by a falling rock high on Everest, the three doctors at base camp jumped into action.

Nepal preps for busy year as hundreds cleared to climb Everest

2018-04-27 11:24

Hundreds of adventurers have been granted permits to climb Mount Everest, despite concerns about overcrowding on the world's highest mountain.

Four climbers found dead on Everest

2017-05-25 08:00

The bodies of four climbers have been found inside a tent on Everest, taking the death toll on the world's highest peak this spring season to 10.

Famed climber Ueli Steck killed in accident near Mount Everest

2017-04-30 15:27

Expedition organisers say famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck has been killed in a mountaineering accident near Mount Everest.

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