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#Everest

# everest - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Veteran Sherpa guide who set Everest record dies aged 72
# Nepal
# Nepal

Veteran Sherpa guide who set Everest record dies aged 72

Sep 22nd 2020, 8:48 AM 29,174 Views 6 Comments

Ang Rita was a national hero known as the ‘snow leopard”.

# everest - Sunday 26 July, 2020

“Every year you can see a change”: How melting glaciers are threatening livelihoods in the Himalayas
# TheJournal Investigation
# TheJournal Investigation

“Every year you can see a change”: How melting glaciers are threatening livelihoods in the Himalayas

Jul 26th 2020, 12:00 PM 12,090 Views 14 Comments

“This black mountain, in the past this was all ice but now it’s just rock.”

# everest - Monday 23 December, 2019

'I like the person I become the harder stuff gets'
# One Man's Everest
From The42
# One Man's Everest

'I like the person I become the harder stuff gets'

Dec 23rd 2019, 10:00 AM 18,588 Views 3 Comments

Ex-rugby player Damian Browne is working his way towards The Seven Summits. Everest awaits.

# everest - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Memorial service plans for Trinity professor who went missing on Everest announced
# Seamus Lawless
# Seamus Lawless

Memorial service plans for Trinity professor who went missing on Everest announced

May 25th 2019, 1:00 PM 17,469 Views 15 Comments

The family called off the search for Seamus Lawless yesterday evening.

# everest - Friday 24 May, 2019

Search for Trinity College professor ended as second Irishman dies climbing Everest
# RIP
# RIP

Search for Trinity College professor ended as second Irishman dies climbing Everest

Updated May 24th 2019, 6:00 PM 94,858 Views 68 Comments

Séamus Lawless and Kevin Hynes have both died on the mountain.

# everest - Sunday 27 May, 2018

'My first thought after climbing Everest was how soon could I get back down'
# Top Of The World
From The42
# Top Of The World

'My first thought after climbing Everest was how soon could I get back down'

May 27th 2018, 12:00 PM 23,580 Views 4 Comments

Today marks the 25th anniversary of Dawson Stelfox reaching the summit of the world’s highest mountain.

# everest - Sunday 8 April, 2018

A climber who lost both legs to frostbite is hoping to finally conquer Everest
# Xia Boyu
# Xia Boyu

A climber who lost both legs to frostbite is hoping to finally conquer Everest

Apr 8th 2018, 7:00 AM 9,586 Views 20 Comments

A ban on blind and double amputee climbers has been overturned.

# everest - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

The bodies of four more climbers found inside a tent near summit of Mount Everest
# Death Toll
# Death Toll

The bodies of four more climbers found inside a tent near summit of Mount Everest

May 24th 2017, 7:26 AM 29,927 Views 19 Comments

These latest discoveries brings the death toll in recent days to 10.

# everest - Friday 19 May, 2017

Irishman who climbed Everest speaks about passing bodies at the summit
# Summit Happens
# Summit Happens

Irishman who climbed Everest speaks about passing bodies at the summit

May 19th 2017, 8:55 PM 119,514 Views 53 Comments

John Burke says the final night was “hell on earth”.

# everest - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Prepping for Everest from your bed: The controversial way to summit in 35 days
# Peaking
# Peaking

Prepping for Everest from your bed: The controversial way to summit in 35 days

May 13th 2017, 5:00 PM 16,736 Views 12 Comments

The use of a hypoxic tent is becoming popular, but some climbers aren’t

# everest - Monday 8 May, 2017

85-year-old climber died of altitude sickness during Everest attempt
# Min Bahadur Sherchan
# Min Bahadur Sherchan

85-year-old climber died of altitude sickness during Everest attempt

May 8th 2017, 7:18 AM 9,485 Views 9 Comments

Min Bahadur Sherchan was attempting to reclaim his title as the world’s oldest person to summit Mount Everest.

# everest - Saturday 6 May, 2017

85-year-old attempting to reclaim title as oldest person to summit Everest dies at base camp
# Mount Everest
# Mount Everest

85-year-old attempting to reclaim title as oldest person to summit Everest dies at base camp

May 6th 2017, 3:29 PM 20,822 Views 21 Comments

The former soldier became the world’s oldest climber to summit Everest in 2008 when he was 76.

# everest - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Is Everest still the tallest peak? Scientists aren't too sure
# Molehill
# Molehill

Is Everest still the tallest peak? Scientists aren't too sure

Jan 25th 2017, 6:15 AM 18,542 Views 19 Comments

It’s thought a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal in 2015 knocked an inch off the top of the world’s highest peak.

# everest - Monday 23 May, 2016

Three climbers die on Everest in the space of three days
# Himalayan Tragedy
# Himalayan Tragedy

Three climbers die on Everest in the space of three days

May 23rd 2016, 12:12 PM 18,950 Views 19 Comments

The latest fatality is an Indian climber.

# everest - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?
# Cinema
# Cinema

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

Sep 17th 2015, 8:30 PM 10,415 Views 26 Comments

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

# everest - Friday 1 May, 2015

All Irish citizens in Nepal are safe, as 1,000 Europeans remain missing
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

All Irish citizens in Nepal are safe, as 1,000 Europeans remain missing

May 1st 2015, 9:18 PM 17,131 Views 7 Comments

The death toll has topped 6,000.

# everest - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Irish climber catches on video the moment deadly earthquake rocked Everest
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Irish climber catches on video the moment deadly earthquake rocked Everest

Apr 30th 2015, 9:59 PM 24,507 Views 23 Comments

Paul Devaney was at Everest Base Camp in Nepal when the earthquake hit.

# everest - Monday 27 April, 2015

Watch: Video captures terrifying moment when avalanche hit Everest base camp
# Disaster
# Disaster

Watch: Video captures terrifying moment when avalanche hit Everest base camp

Apr 27th 2015, 8:28 AM 25,840 Views 10 Comments

At least 18 people died at Everest as the earthquake and avalanches hit at the weekend.

# everest - Sunday 26 April, 2015

There are 100 Irish people in areas affected by the Nepal earthquake
# Search And Rescue
# Search And Rescue

There are 100 Irish people in areas affected by the Nepal earthquake

Apr 26th 2015, 8:15 PM 37,661 Views 5 Comments

Efforts are being made to contact some 50 Irish citizens in the quake-hit region.

# everest - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Ever wanted to climb Everest? Now you can - in a way*
# Scaling New Heights
# Scaling New Heights

Ever wanted to climb Everest? Now you can - in a way*

Mar 17th 2015, 3:18 PM 13,872 Views 18 Comments

*In a way that is nothing like actually climbing Everest, but is still pretty good.

# everest - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Everest on speed: Summit expert will take you to the top of the world in six weeks
# Peaking It
# Peaking It

Everest on speed: Summit expert will take you to the top of the world in six weeks

Aug 31st 2014, 6:30 PM 11,655 Views 15 Comments

The best way to climb Everest is to do it fast,” says Adrian Ballinger.

# everest - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Sherpas fear for their livelihoods as Everest 'shuts down'
# Death Zone
# Death Zone

Sherpas fear for their livelihoods as Everest 'shuts down'

Apr 29th 2014, 8:15 PM 23,062 Views 13 Comments

The deadly avalanche of 18 April led to labour dispute and a closure of the mountain route.

# everest - Friday 18 April, 2014

11 dead after avalanche strikes Mt Everest
# Everest
# Everest

11 dead after avalanche strikes Mt Everest

Apr 18th 2014, 2:00 PM 20,039 Views 16 Comments

Six Sherpa guides were killed after they went early in the morning to fix ropes for climbers.

# everest - Monday 3 March, 2014

Climbers told to clean-up on Mount Everest - or face a penalty
# Garbage Deep Mountain High
# Garbage Deep Mountain High

Climbers told to clean-up on Mount Everest - or face a penalty

Mar 3rd 2014, 3:15 PM 14,209 Views 38 Comments

Each member of an expedition must bring back at least eight kilos of rubbish, apart from their own trash.

# everest - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

A little cute dog climbed Mount Everest
# Craghopper
From The Daily Edge
# Craghopper

A little cute dog climbed Mount Everest

Nov 13th 2013, 9:58 AM 2,051 Views 1 Comment

The puppy had been rescued from the brink of death by his owner.

# everest - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jul 14th 2013, 10:00 AM 9,589 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# everest - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

This guy survived a record-breaking base jump from Mount Everest
# Legit
From The42
# Legit

This guy survived a record-breaking base jump from Mount Everest

May 29th 2013, 2:41 PM 2,077 Views 0 Comments

Looks easy.

Everest: 60 years since Hillary, Norgay reached summit
# 8848 Metres
From The42
# 8848 Metres

Everest: 60 years since Hillary, Norgay reached summit

May 29th 2013, 10:05 AM 2,774 Views 14 Comments

Since then, Temba Tsheri laments, the mountain has become ‘a playground’.

# everest - Thursday 23 May, 2013

He did it! 80-year-old scales Everest, sets record
# Record
# Record

He did it! 80-year-old scales Everest, sets record

May 23rd 2013, 10:13 AM 9,334 Views 23 Comments

Yuichiro Miura described himself as “the happiest person in the world” after completing the task.

# everest - Friday 17 May, 2013

80-year-old wants to be the oldest man to climb Mount Everest
# Mount Everest
# Mount Everest

80-year-old wants to be the oldest man to climb Mount Everest

May 17th 2013, 2:06 PM 5,318 Views 11 Comments

He already broke the world record in 2007 but it was beaten four years later.

# everest - Monday 29 April, 2013

'Terrifying' brawl between climbers on Everest
# Fight At A Height
# Fight At A Height

'Terrifying' brawl between climbers on Everest

Apr 29th 2013, 12:23 PM 24,857 Views 41 Comments

Sherpas had advised Europeans not to climb a new “undisclosed” route, but eyewitness says climbers ignored request.

# everest - Monday 21 May, 2012

Three climbers die on Mount Everest, two still missing
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Three climbers die on Mount Everest, two still missing

May 21st 2012, 8:40 AM 3,417 Views 1 Comment

The three climbers were descending the mountain when a wind storm hit the mountain.

# everest - Saturday 28 May, 2011

Memorial service held for lost Irish Everest climber
# R.I.P.
# R.I.P.

Memorial service held for lost Irish Everest climber

May 28th 2011, 2:25 PM 577 Views 0 Comments

Tributes are paid to John Delaney in Co Laois, as his wife describes losing her “husband, hero and best friend”.

# everest - Friday 27 May, 2011

Service to be held today in memory of Irish Everest climber John Delaney
# Everest
# Everest

Service to be held today in memory of Irish Everest climber John Delaney

May 27th 2011, 8:44 AM 1,365 Views 0 Comments

Delaney, a successful businessman who founded the market prediction company Intrade, died last weekend just 50 metres from the summit of Everest. Business colleagues have been paying tribute to him after his tragic death.

# everest - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

# everest - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

Irish climber dies on Everest - three days after wife gave birth
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Irish climber dies on Everest - three days after wife gave birth

May 24th 2011, 12:41 PM 2,356 Views 0 Comments

John Delaney, 41, hadn’t been told that his wife gave birth before he died on Saturday only 50 metres from the summit.

# everest - Friday 29 October, 2010

I'm on top of the world, Ma!: Everest gets mobile coverage
# Nepal
# Nepal

I'm on top of the world, Ma!: Everest gets mobile coverage

Oct 29th 2010, 6:55 PM 488 Views 0 Comments

Climbers will be able to text home and check their email thanks to Nepalese telecommunications company.