Mount Everest

Sherpa to climb Mount Everest for a record 22nd time

"I am not extremely happy, excited or very sad no matter how many times I climb."

Sherpa to climb Mount Everest for a record 22nd time

Mount Everest

Everest record seeker, 85, dies of altitude sickness

Ex-Gurkha who attempted to break the world record for oldest person to scale Mount Everest suffered altitude sickness.

Everest record seeker, 85, dies of altitude sickness

Nepal

Famed Swiss climber falls to death near Mount Everest

Ueli Steck fell 1,000 metres off a ridge during preparations to climb Mount Everest.

Famed Swiss climber falls to death near Mount Everest

Opinion

Crushing normality on Everest

After last year's tragedy, it is unlikely labour relations on the mountain will go back to what they were.

Thomas Bell

by Thomas Bell

Thomas Bell

Opinion

Stop blaming the Nepali guides

The Annapurna disaster exposes the gulf between the tourists and the locals.

Thomas Bell

by Thomas Bell

Thomas Bell