Mount Everest

 
[Video]After Nepal’s quake: A South African story
[Video]After Nepal’s quake: A South African story
Klasie Wessels arrived in Nepal 10 minutes before the earthquake on April 25 and then led a SA tour group to Everest base camp, just days later.
Nepalese dig for quake survivors
Nepalese dig for quake survivors
Rescuers dug with their bare hands and bodies piled up in Nepal on Sunday after an earthquake devastated the heavily crowded Kathmandu Valley,...
Nepal gives in to some Sherpa demands to avoid Everest boycott
Nepal gives in to some Sherpa demands to avoid Everest boycott
Nepal agreed on Tuesday to set up a relief fund for Sherpas who are killed or injured in climbing accidents, one of several key concessions to the...
SA climbers return to Everest Base Camp
SA climbers return to Everest Base Camp
Two South African climbers were heading back to base camp after talk of a possible second avalanche on Mount Everest, an update on the Facebook...
Everest guides, climbers cancel expeditions after avalanche tragedy
Everest guides, climbers cancel expeditions after avalanche tragedy
Distraught Nepalese guides and climbers cancelled expeditions on Mount Everest on Monday after at least 13 colleagues died in an avalanche, as...
SA climbers safe after Everest avalanche as search called off
SA climbers safe after Everest avalanche as search called off
The City Press reported on Sunday that South African climbers were safe following an avalanche on Mount Everest – the world's...
Death toll from Mount Everest avalanche increases
Death toll from Mount Everest avalanche increases
Rescuers recovered the body of one mountain guide on Saturday after an ice avalanche swept the lower slopes of Mount Everest, bringing the death...
Everest gets to grips with peak traffic
Everest gets to grips with peak traffic
It was the final obstacle, the 12m of technical climbing up an almost vertical rock face that pushed Sir Edmund Hillary to the limit. Once that was...
Mount Everest claims eight lives as climbers risk all for the summit
Mount Everest claims eight lives as climbers risk all for the summit
The number of climbers who have died climbing Mount Everest this season has risen to eight after the body of a missing Chinese climber was found at...
Granny proves she's not over the hill by summiting Everest
Granny proves she's not over the hill by summiting Everest
For the second time, a 73-year-old Japanese woman has become the world's oldest woman to climb Mount Everest, repeating her own record set 10-years...
Escaping to Everest to fight a different kind of war
Escaping to Everest to fight a different kind of war
Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest by Wade Davis (Bodley Head)
Climbing steadily towards a no-ice age
Climbing steadily towards a no-ice age
Reports that global warming is changing the climbing route on Everest has awakened memories of Climategate. In late 2009, at the height of the...

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