Jon Krakauer’s opinion on climbing Mt. Everest and his advice to an 11-year-old who hopes to climb the Seven Summits.
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Each colorful fringe on the European Space Agency’s Nepal interferogram reflects about 1 inch (2.8 centimeters) of vertical movement.
The 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck near the Nepalese capital, sparking an avalanche that ran down an icefall and hit part of the mountaineering base camp.
An avalanche on Mount Everest left 12 dead and four missing in the worst-ever recorded disaster on the Mountain.
A film documenting the first ascent of Mount Everest without supplementary oxygen. Everest Unmasked follows Italian and Austrian mountaineers Reinhold Messner and Peter Habeler through the Khumbu icefall into the Western Cwm then up to the South Col and Summit.
Poles Apart is highly informative about some of the real nitty gritty encounters and behind-the-scenes information about what exactly it takes to summit some of the world’s highest mountains…
Nepal will enforce tighter controls of climbers on Mount Everest to ensure the world’s highest peak is safe
The photo is part of a larger project that Breashears, along with his company GlacierWorks, launched to document the receding ice of the Himalaya.
Cathy O’Dowd (who many of you will remember from the South African Everest 96 – Expedition) is about to take on Nanga Parbat, the hard way.
If there was one phrase to sum up this season where over 500 people summited Everest, it might be: risk management.