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A perilous summit in Yosemite has caused at least 300 accidents in the past 15 years. Here’s why people keep slipping and falling.
Yosemite authorities think the deaths were caused by overcrowding on the summit.
Dead bodies, climbing gear, and human waste: A crew is removing literal tons of waste from Mount Everest
Four dead bodies were also removed from the base camp.
Rock climbing has become a popular activity, and climbing shoes are an essential part of the hobby. Here are the best climbing shoes you can buy.
This brain tumor survivor plans to climb Mount Everest — and he’s using the frigid temperature during the polar vortex to practice
Alexander Pancoe plans to climb one of the tallest peaks in the world, but the temperature in Chicago is colder than what he'll experience on Everest.
Wu had called for assistance on her satellite phone after falling, but poor weather prevented a helicopter rescue.
What the top of Mount Everest is really like, according to the woman who’s been there a record-breaking 9 times
Everest record-holder Lhakpa Sherpa describes what it's like to reach the top of the world's tallest mountain, a place she knows better than almost anyone else on the planet.
There’s a region near the top of the world’s tallest mountains called the ‘death zone’ — here’s a first-hand account of ...
Humans were not built to survive in the death zone.
Everest is becoming a conveyor belt of hikers who pay $25,000 to do the climb — these images reveal what the trek really looks like
Everest is the world's highest mountain. But those who've climbed it say the trek is often a highly romanticized, overcrowded hike. A new documentary called "Mountains" explores people's fascination with the world's highest peaks.