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“Everest avalanche”

May 3, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Emily Sohn
For people who want a more drama-free climbing experience, the globe is filled with other peaks worth tackling.
Apr 24, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Emily Sohn
There is a long history of tension and drama on Mt. Everest. Will a police presence make any difference?
Apr 22, 2014 02:31 PM ET // Emily Sohn
Despite tales of overcrowding, fighting and tragedy, hundreds of people continue to try to summit Everest every year. What's the appeal?
Apr 18, 2014 07:58 AM ET // AFP
The Nepalese guides were preparing routes for commercial climbers when an avalanche hit them out of the blue.
Feb 26, 2013 06:40 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Nearly 70 people have died on Everest since 2000, but safety advances have improved climbers' odds.
Dec 19, 2011 10:55 PM ET // Alexander Davies
Mountaineering counts among the most exhilarating and dangerous sports out there, combining the thrill of climbing to the highest points on the planet with the risks of tumbling into crevasses, being buried by an avalanche, and falling prey to hypothermia. If you're interested in giving it a shot, ...