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“Everest”

May 27, 2014 09:05 AM ET // AFP
Poor Indian schoolgirl tackles Tibetan side of the world's most famous mountain.
May 8, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Emily Sohn
Mt. Everest is a natural laboratory that continues to teach scientists lessons about how the body works and why lack of oxygen causes so many problems for climbers and heart failure patients.
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 29, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Emily Sohn
Weather forecasting for Everest is better than it used to be, but huge mountains remain dangerously unpredictable.
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 23, 2014 01:45 PM ET // AFP
Nepal's government strove Wednesday to save the Everest climbing season from an unprecedented walkout by sherpa guides following a deadly avalanche.
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.
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