Double Amputee Everest Climber Dedicates Work to People With Disabilities
The first double above-the-knee amputee to climb Mount Everest has returned from the mountain pledging to dedicate the rest of his life to helping people with disabilities.
Veteran Sherpa Guide Kami Rita Scales Mount Everest for a Record 28th Time
Veteran Sherpa guide Kami Rita has scaled Mount Everest for the 28th time, beating his own record less than a week after setting it.
British Climber Scales Everest for 17th Time, the Most By a Non-Sherpa Guide
Kenton Cool, a British mountain guide, returned to Nepal’s capital after scaling Mount Everest for a 17th time, breaking his own record for the most ascents of the world’s highest mountain by a non-Sherpa guide.
Norway Climber Aims to Be Fastest to Scale World's 14 Highest Mountains
A Norwegian who just became the fastest female to climb the world’s 14 highest mountains is now aiming to become the fastest person to complete the feat by beating the record set by a male climber in 2019. Kristin Harila successfully scaled Mount Cho Oyu and Mount Shishapangma in China and arrived in Nepal on Thursday, announcing that she will...
American Doctor Dies While Climbing Mount Everest
It reportedly was not the first time the Seattle-based doctor attempted to climb Mount Everest.
“It's a Secret, But Not So Secret …” Did You Know About the Special History Inside the Claremont Hotel?
Inside the Claremont Hotel in Berkeley, there’s a beautiful blue room. For many, it’s a place for meetings and social gatherings. But, did you know that the ‘Hillary Tenzing Room’ is a space of historical significance? It honors Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay. The duo became the first people to reach the 29,035 foot-summit of Mt. Everest in 1953....
Conn. Woman Breaks Own Record With 10th Everest Climb
A Nepali Sherpa broke her own record as the most successful female climber of Mount Everest by reaching the summit of the world’s highest peak Thursday.