Tag Archives | Mount Everest

Avalanche on Mount Everest kills 12 guides

An avalanche on Mount Everest left 12 dead and four missing in the worst-ever recorded disaster on the Mountain.


Mount Everest (1978): First Ascent w/o supplementary Oxygen (Messner/Habeler)

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.

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Poles Apart Book Release – Interview with Sean Disney & Vaughan de la Harpe

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…

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Tighter Everest controls after brawl

Nepal will enforce tighter controls of climbers on Mount Everest to ensure the world’s highest peak is safe


Everest in 3.8 Billion Pixels

The photo is part of a larger project that Breashears, along with his company GlacierWorks, launched to document the receding ice of the Himalaya.


ExplorersWeb Interview with Cathy O’Dowd, Nanga Parbat the hard way

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.

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Everest 2012: Season Recap: A Study in Risk Management

If there was one phrase to sum up this season where over 500 people summited Everest, it might be: risk management.


Everest veteran Sherpa dies at base camp

A Nepali Sherpa guide who climbed Mount Everest no less than 10 times has died at the base camp of the world’s tallest mountain, expedition organizers said on Thursday.


Two school Girls To Make South African Everest History

Two young school girls will make South African Everest history in April when they reach the mountain’s Southern Base Camp in Nepal at an altitude of 5 364 metres.


Harrismith. The new frontier?

Could Harrismith (aka Mt Everest or Eagle Mountain) be the new frontier for Gauteng sport-climbers!?

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