With no muscles in our fingers or toes, how come humans are able to climb every mountain? Or, climb some of them anyway!
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.
Nepal's government strove Wednesday to save the Everest climbing season from an unprecedented walkout by sherpa guides following a deadly avalanche.
A mountaineer makes a thrashing motion for 700 meters and avoids being buried by snow. Continue reading →
A British climber skids 100 feet down an ice cliff, with minor injuries, and his helmet cam records the whole thing. ->
Nearly 70 people have died on Everest since 2000, but safety advances have improved climbers' odds.
After decades of debate one of the greatest controversies in the history of climbing was put to rest this week. Two climbers--American Hayden Kennedy and Canadian Jason Kruk--completed a successful ascent of Cerro Torre's Compressor Route by fair means, removing all the bolts deemed unnecessary on ...
In the early hours of the morning on Saturday, Matthew Dieumegard-Thornton reached the summit of Mt Everest. The feat that's impressive for anyone is particularly so for the young British climber, who celebrated his 22nd birthday on the way up the mountain, making him one of the youngest to ever re...
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