Everest

COVID Spreads on Dhaulagiri and the Khumbu, Nepal Closed

The pandemic has roared back into Nepal, both in...
portrait of Kami Rita Sherpa, 25-time Everest summiter

Annapurna’s Tactics on Everest: Ropes Airlifted to Camp 2

The strategy followed on Annapurna some weeks ago, using...
Standing people outside the medical tent at Everest Base Camp

COVID Clock Ticking Against Everest Climbers

It seems likely that COVID, not the monsoon, will...

Everest: Two Injured in Khumbu Icefall Collapse

A Sherpa and a foreign climber were in the...

COVID at Everest Base Camp: A Doctor Speaks

How did COVID get to Everest Base Camp? Should...
Portraits of Jornet and Goettler

Kilian Jornet and David Goettler Confirm Everest Plans

"Looking forward to being back on thin air terrain,"...
Sherpa climbers near the summit of Everest

Everest: Sherpas Already Near the Summit

Everyone in Everest Base Camp keeps quiet about the...
A Climber in the Khumbu Icefall on Everest

Everest: The Haste to Escape Base Camp

Some climbers accelerate their progress up Everest to avoid...

COVID Out of Control at Everest Base Camp

COVID cases in Everest Base Camp are multiplying, but...
David Goettler near Everest Base Camp

Kilian Jornet and David Goettler Team Up for Everest West Ridge

Kilian Jornet will not climb Everest on his own,...
Portrait of Steve Davis, the latest on Everest to test positive for COVID-19.

Updated: Another COVID Case at Everest Base Camp

Teams seem to ignore the threat, but individual climbers...
Erlend Ness, the one confirmed COVID victim from Everest

One Everest Climber — and Maybe More — Tests Positive for COVID

One person has definitely tested positive. But there are...
Jumping climber

Everest: David Goettler and Alex Txikon Join the No-O2 Elite

How will the crowds and the new rules about...
Many tents at Everest Base Camp

The COVID Situation at Everest Base Camp

It remains unclear whether COVID-19 has managed to sneak...
Mount Everest summit crowd in 2019

Everest Rule Change: First Permits Get First Crack at Summit?

A last-minute rule change may throw the Everest season...

Could 2021 See Another Everest Traffic Jam?

The number of climbers in Everest Base Camp totaled...

Everest: Avalanche Blocking the Khumbu Icefall? COVID in Base Camp

UPDATE, April 21: It seems that the route through...

Everest 2021 Numbers May Approach 2019

If Everest climbers top 300, as they did in...

Everest Technology: Safety or Something Else?

SpO2 monitors, live ECG readouts, hypoxic tents: Just how...

Colin O’Brady to Try Everest-Lhotse “Traverse” Without O2

Traverse or double-header, doing either Everest or Lhotse without...

Everest Climbers Now Number 160, Progress on Annapurna

Everest numbers continue to mount. Meanwhile, Annapurna is first...

George Mallory Statue: Good Idea or No?

The year 2024 marks 100 years since British climbers...

Everest: Number of Climbers Now Up to 105, Including More No-O2

Plus: Nuptse's surprising popularity, two climbers aim for lonely...

Everest: A Climber’s Guide

A personal account of a climb up Mount Everest:...

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