A group of climbers brave the deadliest season on record to search for the bodies of explorers who may have beat Edmund Hillary by 30 years. An exclusive look at “Lost on Everest.”
The first people who tried to scale the world's tallest mountains included college graduates and illiterates, pacifists and combat veterans, a beekeeper, and a Wyoming cowboy.
Amid calls for new restrictions on who can ascend the world’s tallest peak, The Daily Beast learns there is a way for the sherpas and the mountaineers to co-exist.
‘As a climber, I’m offended, and as a physician, I’m horrified,’ Dr. Jeffrey Gertsch said. ‘It’s just a cattle call in a really dangerous place.’
He was the 11th fatality on the famed peak this climbing season, the deadliest in years.
When I arrived in Nepal for a trek to Everest base camp, I discovered a trail that’s more crowded than ever.
Dinesh and Tarakeshwari Rathod said they made it to the top of the highest mountain in the world, but they probably only summitted with Photoshop.