Human waste left by climbers has caused pollution and threatened to spread disease on the world’s highest peak
Mountaineers must now avoid the notorious Khumbu Icefall
The animal sacrifices are part of a festival for Gadhimai, a Hindu goddess
Cracking down on litter bugs on the world's tallest peak
Officials want to improve security for climbers trying to conquer the world's tallest peak
Each year, ever since the early 1400s, Tibetan Buddhists gather to unveil a large thangka — a painting made on fabric — of Buddha. The great prayer ritual, which...
It’s been more than 60 years since Edmund Hillary (later Sir Edmund, of course) and Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers to summit Mount Everest, and all...