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Aretha Duarte, a Brazilian, is the first Black Latin American woman to climb Mount Everest. Duarte completed her journey up the word’s highest Mountain on May 23. Before embarking on her journey,...

KATHMANDU, Nepal — A coronavirus outbreak on Mount Everest has infected at least 100 climbers and support staff, an expert mountaineering guide said, giving the first comprehensive estimate amid official...

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepal is expecting hundreds of foreigners to attempt to scale the highest Himalayan peaks despite the pandemic. The Department of Tourism in Kathmandu said Wednesday that more than...

BEIJING (AP) — The world’s highest mountain is now officially a little higher, and that might not be the end of the story. China and Nepal agreed this week on a new standard height for Mount Everest,...

Every part of the climbing route up Mount Everest is littered with microplastics, researchers found. They even found plastic fibers just below the summit — at 27,690 feet above sea level —...

The annualMount Everest ultra-marathon starts atBase Camp and ends at Namche Village, a popular stop for mountaineers. Runners pay up to $2,700 for an all-inclusive trip and the right to compete in...

Shaunna Burke, an exercise psychologist, has climbed Mount Everest three times. She summited once, in 2005. According to Burke, climbers that chose to stay in the moment, rather than imagining they...

Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world.Its summit is 29,029 feet — or 5.5 miles — above sea level. Climbers and scientists have a special name for the highest part of Everest,...

A climber who fell to his death after reaching the summit of Mount Everest messaged his pregnant wife to say he'd "done it" shortly before the tragedy. Irishman Seamus Lawless, 39, fell...

Charlotte Fox, 61, was an accomplished climber and reached the top of the world's highest mountain when she was 39, having previously scaled all 53 of the 14,000ft peaks in western US state Colorado. Charlotte's...