Severe weather triggered by the tail end of Cyclone Hudhud, hit groups of trekkers and guides on the Annapurna circuit in central Nepal.
DNA busts the Bigfoot myth, but researchers find that yeti could be just a bear previously unknown to science.
Astronauts and satellites provide views of the top of the world from low-earth orbit.
For people who want a more drama-free climbing experience, the globe is filled with other peaks worth tackling.
New work shows how the highest mountain range in the world is not so much a tectonic train wreck as a shuffled pile of crumbly crustal dominoes.