Mt Everest

Nepal promises safety after Everest brawl

Nepal promises safety after Everest brawl

Nepal officials have vowed to ensure the safety of climbers seeking to scale Mount Everest after three European climbers were involved in a fight with sherpa guides on their way to the peak of the world's highest mountain.

Climbers fight on world's highest peak

Climbers fight on world's highest peak

If tackling Mt Everest were not hard enough, a couple of climbers have added to the difficulty of the endeavour by fighting on the upper reaches of the world's highest mountain.

Wanaka/Hawea climbers on top of Everest

Wanaka/Hawea climbers on top of Everest

Since Sir Edmund Hillary claimed his world-first ascent in 1953, New Zealand climbers have established a global reputation on Mt Everest. At the forefront are climbers from the Wanaka-Hawea area. Lucy Ibbotson reports.

Three die in Everest descent

Three climbers have died while descending from the summit of Mount Everest, officials say.

73-year-old woman scales Everest

For the second time, a 73-year-old Japanese woman has become the world's oldest woman to climb Mount Everest, repeating her own record set 10 years ago, the company that organised the climb said.

Team leaves for huge Everest cleanup

A team of mountaineers led by a veteran Sherpa guide has flown to Mt Everest to begin an expedition that aims to clear away tonnes of rubbish left on the world's highest peak.

Mt Everest just one in long line of challenges

Mt Everest just one in long line of challenges

After climbing Mt Everest last month, Tony Hampson-Tindale has now set foot on top of six of the world's highest peaks, and the 62-year-old has no intention of slowing down.

Chessell has Everest's measure

Chessell has Everest's measure

When it comes to successfully guiding climbers to the summit of Mt Everest, Adelaide adventurer Duncan Chessell seems to have found the secret.

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