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Single-use plastics have been banned in the Everest region to reduce the vast amounts of waste left by trekkers and mountaineers.
South Africa and Africa's mountain conquering heroine Saray Khumalo has her feet firmly back on terra firma after her successful ascent of the world's highest peak.
The deaths of an Irish and a British climber on Mount Everest has taken the toll from a deadly week on the world's highest peak to 10.
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, fully aware that saving him would be a life-or-death race against the unpredictable mountain.
A Sherpa climbing guide who scaled Mount Everest for a record 22nd time this past week has returned from the mountain and says he's already planning his next trip.
Rescuers on Everest found the body of a missing Indian climber on Monday, taking the toll from a deadly weekend on the world's highest peak to four.
Nepalese officials say they are changing the route that climbers take up Mount Everest after an avalanche killed 16 guides last year, the deadliest accident in the mountain's history.
Nepal plans to minimise the congestion of climbers near the 8 850-meter summit of Mount Everest, which gets clogged with scores of climbers during the short window of good weather.
Professor Thuli Madonsela is planning on returning to Mount Kiliminjaro next year after summiting with the Trek4Mandela group on Women's Day in spite of a glucose scare.
The first black woman from Africa to summit Mount Everest received a hero’s welcome back home on Monday. Watch.
A huge queue of climbers has formed near the summit of Mount Everest as expedition organisers reported two more deaths.
Nepal has honoured several Sherpa guides for their Everest successes on the anniversary of the first conquest of the world's highest peak.
The Australian climber who became the fastest to scale the highest peaks on all seven continents has returned safely from Mount Everest
An Indian climber who had fallen sick and was being helped down Mount Everest has died, becoming the third to die in recent days while attempting to scale the world's tallest peak.
Malavath Poorna, a 13-year-old schoolgirl from the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, has become the youngest female to scale Mount Everest, news reports say.
Nepal celebrates 60th anniversary of Everest conquest by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay.
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