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The Challenges of Climbing Mount Everest

Quora | Posted 11.10.2015 | Travel

While individual legs aren't all super complicated, the facts that you're operating on much less oxygen in your blood, way below freezing, with gear that weighs you down, in clothes that encumber you, and on little sleep after weeks of getting there, conspire to make an Everest summit super hard.

5 Powerful Rules That Will Help You Conquer Any Challenge | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 10.28.2015 | OWN

As told to Ashley Sepanski1. Remember that backing up is not backing down. Climbing a mountain is never a straight shot to the top. Because of Mount ...

This Is What It Looks Like To Summit Mount Everest Alone

Travel + Leisure | Posted 10.15.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Climbing Everest is no simple occasion -- as you can tell from Dickinson's photos. The weather can change at the drop of a hat and the varying air pressures can be a huge issue if you're not properly trained. Considering Dickinson reached the summit on his own is incredible.

The Edge of Everest

ADST | Posted 10.12.2015 | Women

Ambassador Sue McCourt Cobb learned first-hand how dangerous and grueling a climb up Mount Everest can be when she set out in 1988 to become the first woman from the United States to reach its summit.

A Shark of Another Color

George Heymont | Posted 10.08.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

As someone who is a total klutz and rather fearful of heights, trust me whey I say that this staggeringly beautiful film by Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi is the perfect armchair adventure.

Nepal Wants To Ban Novice Climbers From Everest Over Safety Concerns

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.29.2015 | World

Climbers have been complaining for years that Mount Everest has become too crowded, making it both unpleasant and hazardous for those attempting the ...

My Life; My Dad; The Himalaya

Kuntal Joisher | Posted 09.23.2015 | Travel
Kuntal Joisher

I just walked into my dad's room. He is in deep sleep, and has a baby-like happiness and calmness on his face. I've seen his Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) progressing further over the last few months to a point where he spends his entire day on the bed.

Zaki's Review: Everest

Zaki Hasan | Posted 09.18.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Fully taking advantage of the immersive IMAX-3D palette, Everest benefits from some of the most breathtaking and dizzying mountain photography I've ever seen, as well as a top-drawer cast.

ReThink Review: Everest -- The Question at the Top of the World

Jonathan Kim | Posted 09.18.2015 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Everest has a lot going for it, and I'm sure it'll satisfy those looking for a tense, exciting time at the movies. So why did Everest leave me feeling so flat?

The Venice Diaries 2015: Climbing Everest, Descending into Beasts of No Nation and Meeting Michael Rowe

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.03.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Everest is a wondrous, beautifully shot, perfectly acted, very Hollywood film and I could swear I felt snow brush against my face at one point. It's perfect entertainment.

Nepal Opens Everest To Climbers For First Time Since Avalanche

AP | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 08.23.2015 | World

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal has opened Mount Everest to climbers for the first time since an earthquake-triggered avalanche in April killed 1...

Jon Krakauer Says Climbing Mount Everest Was The 'Biggest Mistake' Of His Life

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.15.2015 | Arts

Author Jon Krakauer, who chronicled the 1996 disaster on Mount Everest in his bestselling book Into Thin Air, told HuffPost Live on Thu...

Nepal: Before and After the Everest Avalanche (PHOTOS)

Kuntal Joisher | Posted 07.21.2015 | World
Kuntal Joisher

As we came upon the once lively and boisterous village of Sankhu, all I could see for miles was a city turned into rubble. So many precious lives lost to the wrath of nature. I was shattered. A country that I had come to call my second home had been devastated.

Lessons From A Three-Year Everest Quest

Toby Storie-Pugh | Posted 06.11.2015 | Travel
Toby Storie-Pugh

Regrets are so incredibly draining, and they serve no purpose. Accept the mistake if a mistake was made, learn the lesson, and then move on.

Survivor Recounts Climbing Mt. Everest During Nepal Earthquake

Summer Noblé | Posted 05.29.2015 | Travel
Summer Noblé

Garrett Madison has already checked "climb Earth's tallest mountain" off of his bucket list not once, but six times. Still, there's nothing quite like getting caught atop Everest as the ground shakes beneath you. Madison recounts April 25, 2015, the day Nepal was struck by a 7.8M earthquake.

7 Lessons From the World's Greatest Explorer

Joe De Sena | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Joe De Sena

Recently, I had the pleasure to interview Sir Ranulph Fiennes - the world's greatest living explorer - for Spartan Up! The Podcast. Fiennes has an arsenal of backbreaking, boundary-pushing, life-risking, hard to believe stories; the type that transport you right to the very places he triumphed over.

Nepal's Earthquake Made Mount Everest A Little Bit Shorter, Scientists Say

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.02.2015 | Science

In addition to taking a devastating humanitarian toll, the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit central Nepal on April 25 also shrank Mount Everest. T...

All Climbers Stranded At High Everest Camps Airlifted To Safety

Reuters | Douglas Busvine | Posted 06.27.2015 | World

(Adds Everest death toll from mountaineering association) By Douglas Busvine NEW DELHI, April 28 (Reuters) - All of the ...

Carly Schwartz

Everest Avalanche Victim's Loved Ones Launch Campaign Dedicated To 'Living Life As An Adventure' | Carly Schwartz | Posted 04.28.2015 | World

It's nearly impossible to find two people involved in a physical fight at Burning Man. When Dan Fredinburg stumbled upon just that, he responded the w...

The Powerful Letter Dan Fredinburg Carried With Him On Mount Everest

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.27.2015 | World

"We'll also know that you've already lived the equivalent of at least 100 lifetimes." Those were the last words Max Stossel wrote to his friend, D...

Rescue Teams Airlift Climbers Stranded On Everest

Reuters | Posted 06.26.2015 | World

(Adds death of Japanese climber) KATHMANDU, April 27 (Reuters) - Mountain rescue teams, helped by clear weather, used helicopters to a...

4 Americans Dead After Nepal Earthquake

Reuters | Posted 04.27.2015 | World

WASHINGTON, April 27 (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department on Monday said four U.S. citizens were among the dead after a devastating earthquake in Nep...

Terrifying Photos From Inside The Deadly Avalanche On Mount Everest

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 04.27.2015 | World

The devastating earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday triggered a massive avalanche at Mount Everest that left at least 18 people dead. Roberto ...

Avalanche Survivors Recount Terror On Mount Everest After Earthquake Struck


KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Mountaineers, guides and porters streamed from Mount Everest base camp on Sunday in the wake of a deadly earthquake-triggered...

Preparing to Climb Mt. Everest ... Again

Kuntal Joisher | Posted 05.20.2015 | Travel
Kuntal Joisher

One would think that a tragic event such as the one I experienced last year would deter or frighten me, but it had just the opposite effect. When I got home, I promised myself that I would return in 2015 to climb Mt. Everest.