June 28, 2021
Nepal’s Mountain Tourism Industry Is Struggling for Breath
By Arun Budhathoki
As COVID-19 cases sweep through Nepal’s mountain villages and base camps, expeditions have been called off, hitting the mountaineering and trekking industry hard.
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.
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.