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  1. Nepal suspended permits for all mountain expeditions on March 12, effectively closing its peaks

    Coronavirus casts shadow over Everest

    The Himalayan hilltown of Khumjung should be bustling ahead of Everest's climbing season, but the coronavirus has forced the shut down of the ...
  2. Ming Temba Sherpa, Halung Dorchi Sherpa, Tashi Lakpa Sherpa and Pasang Nurbu Sherpa pose for a grou

    Nepal's Sherpa climbers to make rare winter ascent of Everest

    Four veteran Sherpa climbers left on Monday for Mount Everest on a mission to climb the world’s highest mountain in five days from the Nepali ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: Mount Everest and other peaks of the Himalayan range are seen from air during a mountai

    Everest region to ban single-use plastics

    Single-use plastics will be banned in the Everest region to reduce the vast amounts of waste left by trekkers and mountaineers, Nepali authorities ...
  4. More than 300 people have died on Everest since expeditions to reach the top started in the 1920s

    Commentary: 11 Everest climbers dead in 16 days - how to recover dead bodies from the world’s tallest mountain

    Recovering bodies from Everest is difficult and expensive, says mountaineering historian, Jonathan Westaway.
  5. Nick Hollis takes a selfie during his ascent of the south side of Everest in Nepal

    'Incompetent climbers' drive Everest death toll, top mountaineer says

    Stepping over long-dead bodies of frozen climbers as he sought to reach the summit of Everest was something for which Nick Hollis was mentally ...
  6. Workers from a recycling company display the garbage collected and brought from Mount Everest in Ka

    Nepal picks up four bodies, 11 tonnes of garbage in Everest clean-up

    Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected some 11 tonnes of decades-old garbage from Mount Everest and its approach below the base ...
  7. People pay homage in front of a portrait of Dipankar Ghosh, a 52-year-old Indian photographer who s

    Summit fever: Everest's budget climbing boom puts Indians most at risk

    Earlier this month Dipankar Ghosh, a 52-year-old Indian photographer, scaled the world's fifth-highest peak, the snow-capped Mount Makalu.
  8. Mandy Moore climbs Everest Base Camp

    Mandy Moore climbs up to Mt Everest base camp

    The This Is Us actress completed the trek up to 5380m in a little over a week.
  9. FILE PHOTO: Mount Makalu is seen in this aerial view next to Chomo Lonzo peak

    Two Indian climbers dead, Irishman missing in Nepal's Himalayas

    Two Indian climbers died and an Irish mountaineer is missing on the Himalayan peaks of Nepal, officials said on Friday, taking the number of ...