A South African who attempted to climb Mount Everest without permission has been arrested in Nepal, where he faces a $22,000 fine — double the cost of the permit he was trying to avoid.
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… then eat at “a Pop-Up restaurant like no other” located at an altitude of about 17,000 feet in Everest’s base camp.
Adventurers Lynne and Noel Hanna, from JHB made history over the weekend, when they became the first husband and wife team in the world to climb Mount Everest from both sides.
Four Sherpa’s documented the whole South route to the summit of Mount Everest with a 360° camera rig.
Jon Krakauer’s opinion on climbing Mt. Everest and his advice to an 11-year-old who hopes to climb the Seven Summits.
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…