For people who want a more drama-free climbing experience, the globe is filled with other peaks worth tackling.
There is a long history of tension and drama on Mt. Everest. Will a police presence make any difference?
Despite tales of overcrowding, fighting and tragedy, hundreds of people continue to try to summit Everest every year. What's the appeal?
The Nepalese guides were preparing routes for commercial climbers when an avalanche hit them out of the blue.
Nearly 70 people have died on Everest since 2000, but safety advances have improved climbers' odds.
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, ...