March 13, 2020
Nepal Cancels Spring Mountain Climbing Season Due to Virus
By Associated Press
Even before the closure, expedition operators in Nepal had said cancellations for the spring climbing season had been pouring in.
June 25, 2019
Trash Mountain: Abandoned Tents Add to Detritus on Mt. Everest
By Binaj Gurubacharya
Along with overcrowding, Mt. Everest is being littered with tents and human waste.
May 29, 2019
Deaths Rise on Mount Everest as Nepal Issues Additional Permits
By Upendra Man Singh, Binaj Gurubacharya, and Emily Schmall
One of the world’s most perilous climbs is growing overcrowded, with deadly results.
January 02, 2019
Adopt a Heritage: Who Will Save the Everest Estate in India?
By Krzysztof Iwanek
George Everest’s mansion is decrepit and New Delhi wants a private company to adopt it.
April 25, 2014
Everest Tragedy Highlights Plight of Sherpas
By Kamal Dev Bhattarai
Following the deadly avalanche, Sherpa porters and guides have understandably had enough.
February 27, 2014
Mount Everest: Soldiers and Police Officers to Keep the Peace at Base Camp
By J.T. Quigley
After a 2013 brawl between climbers and local Sherpas, authorities ramp up security.