Thanks to an experimental smartphone app and special GPS, five French hikers crossed a mountain range unaccompanied by sighted guides.
Avalanches in back-to-back years may change the way climbers think of Everest for good.
Helicopters airlifted injured climbers off Mount Everest Sunday after an avalanche killed at least 18 people, even as a powerful aftershock hit the world's highest peak.
Poor Indian schoolgirl tackles Tibetan side of the world's most famous mountain.
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.
For people who want a more drama-free climbing experience, the globe is filled with other peaks worth tackling.
Sherpa guides have performed extraordinary climbing feats from the first conquering of Everest to present day.
There is a long history of tension and drama on Mt. Everest. Will a police presence make any difference?
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