Mount Everest
Pakistani, 19, becomes youngest person to summit K2
Shehroze Kashif youngest ever to summit the world’s second-highest mountain, two months after climbing Mt Everest.
28 Jul 2021
From: 101 East
The Widows of Everest
101 East travels to Nepal to meet the Sherpa women defying tradition to conquer the world’s highest mountain.
15 Jul 2021
‘Fear and panic’ as COVID ravages Nepali villages near Mt Everest
Sherpa villages in the lap of Mount Everest are reeling from COVID-19 as climbing season ends on world’s highest peak.
17 Jun 2021
In Pictures: Climbing Everest as Nepal’s second COVID wave rages
Warmer weather that should mean safer conditions for scaling Himalayan peaks coincided with a second COVID wave.
8 Jun 2021
Hong Kong teacher records fastest Everest ascent by a woman
Tsang Yin-hung, who first made the summit in a 2017 expedition, reached the top in 25 hours and 50 minutes.
28 May 2021
Coronavirus reaches Mt Everest as Norway climber tests positive
Outbreak a blow to Nepal’s hopes for a bumper mountaineering season on the world’s highest peak.
23 Apr 2021
Mt Everest-bound Bahraini prince probed over COVID vaccine ‘gift’
Nepal investigates how Sheikh Mohamed Hamad Mohamed Al Khalifa brought 2,000 vaccine doses without prior approval.
17 Mar 2021
Climbers to return to Mount Everest after Nepal’s COVID closure
After a year of closure, hundreds of foreign climbers will likely attempt to scale the world’s tallest peak next month.
11 Mar 2021
Nepal bans three Indian climbers for faking Mt Everest summit
Narender Singh Yadav, Seema Rani Goswami, team leader Naba Kumar Phukon banned from climbing Nepal peaks for six years.
11 Feb 2021
Why did Mount Everest’s height change?
Here is why China and Nepal agree on a new standard height for Mount Everest.
9 Dec 2020
Obituary: Nepal’s ‘Snow Leopard’ Ang Rita who set Everest record
Ang Rita Sherpa, the first person to climb Mount Everest 10 times without bottled oxygen, dies aged 72.
22 Sep 2020
Four bodies, 11 tonnes of rubbish collected in Everest clean-up
Officials have not been able to estimate exactly how much rubbish is on Everest, as some is still covered by snow.
5 Jun 2019
Chances of finding missing climbers in Himalayas bleak: Officials
Rescue effort for the eight missing climbers began on Saturday after they failed to return to their home camp on Friday.
2 Jun 2019
Nepal: Three Indian climbers die on Mount Everest
The death toll on the world’s highest peak this season goes up to six.
24 May 2019
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