Mar 4, 2014 — Authorities say that from now on, climbers on the world's tallest peak will be expected to return 18 pounds of garbage on their way down or lose a $4,000 deposit.
Aug 2, 2013 — The government says it will more closely scrutinize climbing teams following an embarrassing brawl this year between European climbers and their Sherpa guides.
Oct 31, 2012 — The name is pretty grisly. But these annual or semi-annual festivals, which involve yak blood and take place high in the mist-wrapped highlands of Nepal, reflect the complex relationship that Buddhists have with eating meat.
Sep 28, 2012 — Nineteen climbers died in a Nepalese plane crash today, following last Sunday's avalanche that killed nine people. There've been several deadly plane crashes in Nepal in the past 10 years, increasing risk for people trekking in the mountainous country.
Apr 29, 2008 — The Olympic torch relay makes it complicated for climbers hoping to ascent Mount Everest.