Tagged With Mount Everest

In the Everest ultra-marathon, runners compete at lung-bursting altitudes of 17,000 feet. This year, one runner spent a night outside, alone and without shelter.


Mount Everest is clogged with inexperienced climbers, but there's too much money at stake for anyone to do anything about it


A Mount Everest record-holder says summit 'traffic jams' aren’t the problem — it’s the trek down that kills people



Crowds, costs, and corpses: 16 misconceptions about what it's like to climb Everest


A climber saw her partner break his leg on Mount Everest. Here are the strategies she used to reach the summit alone.


24 HOURS IN HELL: How 11 mountain climbers died in one day on K2, the world's most dangerous mountain



At least 11 people died on Mount Everest last week. But it's just the 10th-deadliest mountain in the Himalayas.


THEN AND NOW: Photos show how climbing Mount Everest has morphed into a big, dangerous business in 6 decades


11 pictures that show just how dangerous Mount Everest really is


What happens to your body in Mount Everest's 'Death Zone,' where 11 people have died in the past week


Dead bodies litter Mount Everest because it's so dangerous and expensive to get them down


What 'summit fever' and the spike in deaths on Mount Everest can teach you about the dark side of goals



People are paying up to $130,000 to climb Mount Everest with personal photographers and private bars at base camp


At least 11 people have died on Everest as the mountain continues to overcrowd


One stunning picture shows why climbers are dying on Mount Everest


We went inside a virtual simulation of a black hole, and it was a mind-bending experience



Meet the only NASA astronaut to climb Mount Everest


Jeff Bezos hinted that Elon Musk should 'go live on the top of Mount Everest for a year' if he wants to populate Mars


This brain tumour survivor plans to climb Mount Everest — and he's using the frigid temperature during the polar vortex to practice


Two Australians have died on separate adventures in Nepal