Everest


'Traffic jam' on Everest as 2 more climbers die

2019-05-23 11:22

A huge queue of climbers has formed near the summit of Mount Everest as expedition organisers reported two more deaths.

"I climb for all women": Tireless mom plans her 9th Everest summit

2018-04-17 13:08

Lhakpa Sherpa wakes up at 6am every day to walk her two daughters to school, before walking 3km to one of her two jobs to support her family. But she spends her very little spare time training for her annual expedition to the top of the world: Mount Everest.

Acclimatise in bed, climb Everest in half the time

2017-05-11 17:45

As other Everest hopefuls were trudging up to base camp in April, Singapore-based Brooks Entwistle was at home, planning his daughter's 13th birthday party and preparing for his company's annual general meeting.

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Rupee, the dog who climbed Everest

Meet Rupee, the rescue dog from India, who climbed Mount Everest with his owner Joanne Lefson.

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Everest rubbish recycled into sculpture

2012-11-22 22:31

Discarded oxygen cylinders, ropes, tents, beer cans and even the remains of a helicopter have been turned into sculpture to highlight waste littering the slopes of Mount Everest.

 

Crypto currency stunt on Everest linked to Sherpa guide's death

2018-05-26 20:01

A promotional stunt by an Irish tech company to bury $100,000 worth of a new cryptocurrency at Everest's summit has been linked to the death of a Sherpa guide, the company has said.

Hundreds of climbers reach Everest peak in May: official

2017-06-12 16:41

Nearly 450 climbers have reached the summit of Mount Everest from the Nepal side in May, officials say, but poor weather and inexperience prevented many others from reaching the top this season.

The day the world turned upside down

2015-06-08 10:39

SIX months of training was coming to an end. The trip to Nepal was around the corner. Then a communiqué from Mountain Experience Nepal.

80-year-old Everest climber seeks next challenge

2013-05-29 14:12

The 80-year-old Japanese climber who conquered Mount Everest recently says he's seeking a fresh challenge, but not another ascent.

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