June 17, 2019 2:30 pm
After nine months of rigorous training, Aditya Gupta scaled the Everest in May this year.
June 14, 2019 3:51 pm
Everest traffic jam: As cheaper operators have entered the fray, the number of amateur climbers have also shot up, creating deadly bottlenecks en route to the top of the 8,848-metre (29,029-feet) peak — especially when bad weather cuts the number of summit days, as it did this year.
June 05, 2019 2:08 pm
Sharad recounts how the Sherpa had to drag him away from his wife’s lifeless body near the South Summit of the Everest.
May 31, 2019 9:01 pm
Heavy winds made climbing impossible on many days in May, traditionally the best month to climb Everest. That led to a small window of only a few days where climbers could safely ascend, adding to the overcrowding.
May 28, 2019 6:55 pm
"There were more people on Everest than there should be," said Kul Bahadur Gurung, general secretary of the Nepal Mountaineering Association, an umbrella group of all expedition operators in Nepal.
May 28, 2019 7:35 am
Christopher Kulish had just reached the top of Everest with a small group after crowds of hundreds of climbers congested the 8,850-metre peak last week, his brother said.
October 22, 2018 12:55 pm
Locals, who live below the poverty line, will be employed as tour guides and drivers of new electric golf-style buggies to and from the camp.
May 23, 2018 1:32 pm
Originally from Jammu, she bettered the record previously held by Prem Lata Aggarwal who had become the oldest Indian woman to scale the MT Everest at the age of 48 in 2011.
May 18, 2018 10:37 am
The 40-year-old mother of four scaled the world's highest peak at 8 am on May 14.
June 03, 2017 4:33 pm
As many as 4,000 climbers have been successful in scaling Mt Everest till date.
April 27, 2016 3:24 pm
Despite back-to-back Everest disasters — the 2015 earthquake and a massive avalanche the year before — hundreds of mountaineers have come back for a new season.