Mount Everest News
Two sisters to work with NASA during solar eclipse
Rebecca and Kimberly Yeung are participating in NASA's Eclipse Ballooning project in conjunction with the University of Montana on Aug. 21.
'Motivated' podcast: How Colin O'Brady climbed seven summits and two poles
How mountain climber Colin O'Brady shattered a record breaking challenge to climb seven summits and two poles.
First US woman to summit K-2 in Pakistan says she's 'proud'
First American woman to scale world's second-highest mountain, K-2 summit in Pakistan, says it was a 'proud moment'
Jim Carrey showcases his art in new documentary
ABC News' Adrienne Bankert reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
Indian woman Anshu Jamsenpa sets Mt . Everest summit record
For most climbers, scaling Mount Everest just once is the achievement of a lifetime. Anshu Jamsenpa, a 38-year-old mother of two, has done it twice in less than a week. The Indian woman made the fastest double ascent of Everest, making her the first woman in the world to reach Earth's highest peak
Indian woman sets Mount Everest summit record
Indian climber Anshu Jamsenpa has made the fastest double ascent of Mount Everest, becoming the first woman in the world to reach the highest point on earth twice in five days.
Deaths on Mount Everest raise safety concerns
Ten people have died climbing the mountain this year, including four whose bodies were recently found in a tent in an area known as the death zone.
In deadly climbing season at Everest, crowds add to high risks
As climber fatalities continue to rise at the peak of Mount Everest , experts are questioning if the already high risk of climbing the world's tallest mountain combined with unusually high numbers of climbing permits has made the quest too perilous. "Everest has enough dangers as it is," Dr.
San Diego wildfire under investigation as possible arson
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4 climbers, including 1 American, die on Mount Everest
Four climbers from four different countries died near the top of Mount Everest this weekend in what was a tragic few days on the world's highest peak. Roland Yearwood, a 50-year-old American climber, died as a result of altitude sickness, according to Murari Sharma, managing director of Everest