- Washington PostMay 02 04:55 PM
Hundreds of climbers and guides were thrust into the deadliest disaster ever on the world?s highest mountain.
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsApr 29 05:26 PM
Climbing will resume on Mount Everest by next week after an earthquake-triggered avalanche that left 18 people dead on the world's highest peak, a Nepalese government official said Thursday. Saturday's avalanche that ripped through base camp also destroyed ladders through the treacherous Khumbu icefall higher up the mountain, raising doubts about the future of this year's climbing season. He ...
- NBC NEWSApr 29 05:33 AM
A wide track of snow is chilling evidence of the deadly avalanche that ripped through Mount Everest's Base Camp following Nepal's earthquake.
- Chicago TribuneMay 02 05:35 PM
A Fond du Lac hospice nurse climbing Mount Everest said Saturday he thought he was going to die when a powerful earthquake in Nepal set off an avalanche.
- LiveScience.com via Yahoo! NewsMay 04 04:19 AM
The magnitude-7.8 earthquake that rocked Nepal on Saturday (April 25) may have caused the world's tallest mountain to shrink a bit. Official measures put Mount Everest at 29,029 feet (8,848 meters) above sea level, but recent satellite data suggest the sky-scraping peak may have shrunk by about 1 inch (2.54 centimeters), because the underlying tectonic plates have relaxed somewhat. Accurately ...
- The Philadelphia InquirerMay 18 03:03 AM
Andrew Towne, 33, was eating lunch in a tent at base camp on Mount Everest when the ground beneath him began to sway.
- Houston ChronicleApr 27 08:17 AM
ALLEN, Texas (AP) — A North Texas woman who survived an avalanche triggered by a 7.8 -magnitude earthquake in Nepal has been airlifted from Mount Everest, according to reports. WFAA-TV reported that s trying to get home. Sharon Banks says her daughter began her 11-hour journey to the bottom of the mountain Sunday evening, but does not yet have a way of making it back to the U.S.
- Surrey AdvertiserMay 24 02:36 AM
Photographer Filip Gierlinski decided to climb Box Hill 40 times as it was the equivalent height of Mount Everest
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsApr 28 03:12 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Vinh Truong was the type of man who meticulously planned everything he did. Whether it be a meal out in San Francisco, a ski trip to Lake Tahoe or the adventure of a lifetime — a two-week hiking trip to the Himalayas to climb Mount Everest.
- LiveScience.com via Yahoo! NewsApr 30 09:07 AM
The first good view of the aftermath of Nepal's deadly earthquake from a satellite reveals that a broad swath of ground near Kathmandu lifted vertically, by about 3 feet (1 meter), which could explain why damage in the city was so severe. The data also indicate the tallest mountain in the world, Mount Everest, got a wee bit shorter. The new information comes from Europe's Sentinel-1A radar ...