Everest

Helicopters in the Himalaya, Part 2

Besides creating a nonstop drone, helicopters are also commonly...

Our Crowded Himalayan Skies: An Open Debate on Helicopters

Every May, 50 helicopters a day buzz over Everest...

Nepal Eases Quarantine Rules, Climbers Prep for Everest, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri

For 8,000m hopefuls, the climbing starts soon; for trekkers,...

Billi Bierling on the No-O2 Debate and Manaslu

The trekkers have not returned to an unusually quiet...

Former 16-Year-Old Everest Summiter Returns For No-O2 Ascent

Already a record-setter at age 16, Arjun Vajpai has...

Another Team Bound for Dhaulagiri’s Unclimbed NW Ridge

The 4,500m base-to-summit ascent is one of the biggest...

Nepal Probes Everest Climbers’ Vaccine Gift

Bureaucracy or caution? Investigation launched over Bahraini vaccines Too good...

Everest: Csaba Varga Climbing Without O2

But why aren't more trying without bottled oxygen this...

Himalaya: Everest, Dhaulagiri, and Vaccines

The first climbers have finished their quarantine in Kathmandu...

China Closed to Climbers but Open to Railways

A growing closeness between China and Nepal will culminate...

Nepal’s Perplexing New Everest Rules

Nepal's Department of Tourism has issued a set of...

Climbing Everest Now Trendy in Different Countries

Gone are the Japanese and Koreans. This is the...

Game-Changer: Drones in the Himalaya

Drones are becoming vital tools in high-altitude mountaineering for...

Everest: Ice Fall Doctors Begin Work as Winter Officially Ends in Nepal

Crowds will be less on Everest this year --...

Nepal Bans Indian Trio for Fake Everest Summit

Narender Singh Yadav and Seema Rani Goswami claimed that...

Everest 2021: Where Things Stand Now

Although the winter season continues on Manaslu, spring is...

The Amphetamine Experiment on Everest

While the World Anti-Doping Agency bans the use of...

Weekend Warm-Up: The Ghosts Above

Directed by photographer and filmmaker Renan Ozturk, The Ghosts...

K2: The Oxygen Controversy

The big debate in the climbing community around K2...

Top Expeditions 1970-2020, #1: Messner Solos Everest

Beyond the intrinsic value of the activity itself, adventure...

Everest’s Rongbuk Glacier Continues to Shrink

Photos released on social media this week show how...

Gift Guide for Everest Climbers

When you're climbing Everest, the right gear can make...

Everest Height Controversy Ends

After a decade of controversy, Nepal and China have...

Infamous Everest Serac is Gone

Garrett Madison canceled his Everest expedition in autumn 2019...

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