A Sherpa mountaineer has extended his record for successful climbs of Mount Everest with his 24th ascent of the world's highest peak. Kami Rita reached the 29,035-foot peak on Tuesday, which was his second time on the summit in a week. He2-min read
- NewsYahoo Life
From a Coachella ceremony to unicorn rides, we thought we had heard it all when it came to wacky weddings. But this latest vow exchange takes the wedding cake. James Sissom and Ashley Schmieder traveled from California to Kathmandu to trek to the base of Mount Everest to tie the knot.
A legendary Swiss climber has been killed on Mount Everest. Ueli Steck, 40, also known as the 'Swiss Machine', died in an accident while acclimatising for an attempt on Everest without oxygen in an new route. His body has been recovered1-min read
Some people choose to travel to the mountains to avoid their screens, hoping to reconnect with nature. But some just can't leave their devices at home... And luckily for these people, officials at The Nepal Telecommunications Authority1-min read
Nepal has imposed a 10-year mountaineering ban on two climbers who claimed to be the first Indian couple to have climbed Everest. A full investigation was carried out when fellow climbers claimed that photos showing Dinesh and Tarakeshwari1-min read
In its first climbing season in two years Mount Everest has been struck down by a spate of altitude sickness. It's understood that four climbers have died on the mountain while as many as 30 others have been victims of altitude sickness2-min read
Mount Everest may be the highest mountain to climb in the world, but it's actually not the tallest mountain on Earth. According to a recent New York Times report, that designation belongs to Ecuador's Mount Chimborazo. See also: Base1-min read