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#Mount Everest

# mount-everest - This year 2022

Sherpa guide breaks own record scaling Mount Everest for 26th time
# On Top Of The World
# On Top Of The World

Sherpa guide breaks own record scaling Mount Everest for 26th time

May 8th 2022, 3:00 PM 24,510 Views 16 Comments

Kami Rita, whose father was among the first Sherpa guides, first scaled Everest in 1994 and has been making the trip nearly every year since.

Everest's highest glacier rapidly losing ice, says new study
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Everest's highest glacier rapidly losing ice, says new study

Feb 5th 2022, 3:37 PM 22,010 Views 19 Comments

The formation may already have lost around 55 metres of thickness in the last 25 years.

# mount-everest - Last year 2021

Two climbers - from the US and Switzerland - have died on Mount Everest
# Mount Everest
# Mount Everest

Two climbers - from the US and Switzerland - have died on Mount Everest

May 13th 2021, 1:50 PM 25,923 Views 20 Comments

On average, around five climbers die every year on the world’s highest peak.

# mount-everest - All time

Mount Everest grows four metres after China and Nepal agree new height measurement
# On Top Of The World
# On Top Of The World

Mount Everest grows four metres after China and Nepal agree new height measurement

Dec 8th 2020, 10:52 AM 16,729 Views 27 Comments

The new official height of the world’s tallest peak is 8,848.86 metres.

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 29,219 Views 6 Comments

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

Your evening longread: Uncovering the unsolved mysteries of Mount Everest
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Uncovering the unsolved mysteries of Mount Everest

Jul 9th 2020, 8:00 PM 17,406 Views 8 Comments

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

In Nepal, Sherpas are losing vital tourism income, but 'stopping the virus is more important than our jobs'
# A Mountain To Climb
# A Mountain To Climb

In Nepal, Sherpas are losing vital tourism income, but 'stopping the virus is more important than our jobs'

Mar 21st 2020, 11:55 AM 19,104 Views 10 Comments

Cormac Fitzgerald reports from Nepal on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting Mount Everest’s guides.

Tributes to Professor Séamus Lawless, who died on Mt Everest, as project to restore Four Courts documents launched
# Civil War
# Civil War

Tributes to Professor Séamus Lawless, who died on Mt Everest, as project to restore Four Courts documents launched

Dec 5th 2019, 1:40 PM 16,084 Views 6 Comments

Historical records destroyed by fire at Dublin’s Four Courts at the beginning of the Irish Civil War have been restored digitally.

Mount Everest region to ban single-use plastics
# Nepal
# Nepal

Mount Everest region to ban single-use plastics

Aug 21st 2019, 5:11 PM 10,863 Views 14 Comments

The region receives over 50,000 tourists every year, including climbers and trekkers.

American climber dies after reaching top of Mount Everest
# Christopher Kulish
# Christopher Kulish

American climber dies after reaching top of Mount Everest

May 28th 2019, 10:43 AM 48,562 Views 63 Comments

About half a dozen climbers died on Everest last week, including two Irish men .

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 17,683 Views 15 Comments

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

British climber dies on Mount Everest amid overcrowding concerns on world's highest peak
# Nepal
# Nepal

British climber dies on Mount Everest amid overcrowding concerns on world's highest peak

May 25th 2019, 11:00 AM 47,259 Views 48 Comments

Robin Fisher’s death follows that of Irishman Kevin Hynes who died yesterday.

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 95,014 Views 68 Comments

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

Search continues for Trinity College professor who went missing on Everest
# Seamus Lawless
# Seamus Lawless

Search continues for Trinity College professor who went missing on Everest

Updated May 23rd 2019, 9:08 PM 36,425 Views 38 Comments

An American and Indian climber have died on the mountain this week.

Body of Indian climber, in group with missing Irish man, recovered from Mt Everest
# Seamus Lawless
# Seamus Lawless

Body of Indian climber, in group with missing Irish man, recovered from Mt Everest

May 22nd 2019, 7:46 AM 51,920 Views 32 Comments

Ravi Thakar (28) was found dead inside his tent at Everest Camp 4 last Friday.

Government will help family of Trinity professor who went missing on Everest 'in any way possible'
# Seamus Lawless
# Seamus Lawless

Government will help family of Trinity professor who went missing on Everest 'in any way possible'

May 19th 2019, 6:02 PM 37,391 Views 0 Comments

Seamus Lawless went missing on the world’s highest mountain earlier this week.

Fundraising page to help find Trinity College professor missing on Mount Everest reaches €180,000
# Appeal
# Appeal

Fundraising page to help find Trinity College professor missing on Mount Everest reaches €180,000

Updated May 18th 2019, 7:58 PM 80,750 Views 11 Comments

Séamus Lawless went missing after reaching the summit of the mountain.

Trinity College professor missing on Mount Everest a day after reaching peak of world's highest mountain
# Missing
# Missing

Trinity College professor missing on Mount Everest a day after reaching peak of world's highest mountain

May 16th 2019, 6:12 PM 51,156 Views 35 Comments

Seamus Lawless reportedly fell on the mountain at an altitude of 8,300m yesterday.

Tourists banned from Mount Everest base camp in bid to reduce rubbish piling up
# Campaign
# Campaign

Tourists banned from Mount Everest base camp in bid to reduce rubbish piling up

Feb 15th 2019, 4:32 PM 18,640 Views 26 Comments

The growing popularity of the mountain has lead to mounting levels of trash – and corpses.

Japanese climber who lost nine fingers on Everest dies on his eighth attempt at the summit
# World's Peak
# World's Peak

Japanese climber who lost nine fingers on Everest dies on his eighth attempt at the summit

May 21st 2018, 10:38 AM 48,456 Views 37 Comments

Nobukazu Kuriki was a solo climber who’d conquered other 8,000m peaks in Nepal.

Double leg amputee reaches summit of Everest, 40 years after losing his feet during his first attempt
# Persistence
# Persistence

Double leg amputee reaches summit of Everest, 40 years after losing his feet during his first attempt

May 14th 2018, 9:33 AM 19,071 Views 18 Comments

Xia Boyu had both his feet amputated after suffering frostbite during his first attempt at Everest in 1975.

Dublin man sets off to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in bid to climb each continent's highest mountain
# On Top Of The World
# On Top Of The World

Dublin man sets off to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in bid to climb each continent's highest mountain

Jul 30th 2017, 7:00 PM 14,794 Views 19 Comments

Derek Mahon from Dublin climbed Mount Everest in 2014.

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 29,954 Views 19 Comments

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

Rescuers find body of missing Everest climber, bringing death toll to four
# Treacherous Conditions
# Treacherous Conditions

Rescuers find body of missing Everest climber, bringing death toll to four

May 22nd 2017, 12:00 PM 33,478 Views 20 Comments

More than a dozen climbers have also been rescued from the mountain in the last three days.

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 16,771 Views 12 Comments

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

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 20,849 Views 21 Comments

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

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 18,565 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.

Are performance-enhancing drugs corrupting the climbing game on Mount Everest?
# Aplinism
From The42
# Aplinism

Are performance-enhancing drugs corrupting the climbing game on Mount Everest?

Dec 29th 2016, 4:00 PM 9,072 Views 6 Comments

We take a look at mountaineering’s complicated relationship with doping.

"I don't understand, I still don’t understand" - Climber's grief after wife's death on Everest
# Death Zone
# Death Zone

"I don't understand, I still don’t understand" - Climber's grief after wife's death on Everest

May 30th 2016, 9:20 PM 54,756 Views 29 Comments

Robert Gropel and his wife Maria Strydom were climbing Mount Everest together earlier this month when she died.

This man has lost nine fingers to frostbite ... and he's trying to climb Mount Everest
# Against The Odds
# Against The Odds

This man has lost nine fingers to frostbite ... and he's trying to climb Mount Everest

Sep 28th 2015, 10:20 PM 15,621 Views 29 Comments

Nobukazu Kuriki lost nine fingers to frostbite in 2012 on Everest. He is the only climber trying to summit the world’s highest mountain this year.

Man who climbed Everest in shorts can teach you how to control your immune system
# Take Charge
# Take Charge

Man who climbed Everest in shorts can teach you how to control your immune system

Jul 18th 2015, 9:30 PM 130,855 Views 32 Comments

It can be as simple as breathing in and breathing out.

Four Irish people have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Four Irish people have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake

Apr 29th 2015, 3:00 PM 17,712 Views 14 Comments

One Nepalese man was removed from the rubble after 82 hours. He said he survived by drinking his own urine.

Nepal quake death toll surges over 3,000
# Disaster
# Disaster

Nepal quake death toll surges over 3,000

Apr 27th 2015, 7:28 AM 11,891 Views 8 Comments

It’s the Himalayan nation’s deadliest disaster in more than 80 years.

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 37,698 Views 5 Comments

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

John Giles says 'resentment' stopped him succeeding at Shamrock Rovers
# Reflections
From The42
# Reflections

John Giles says 'resentment' stopped him succeeding at Shamrock Rovers

Apr 17th 2015, 3:08 PM 6,359 Views 4 Comments

The Leeds legend and RTÉ pundit recalled his time at the helm of the Irish side on Off the Ball.

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 11,682 Views 15 Comments

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

Two Irishmen reach summit of Mount Everest
# CONQUERED
# CONQUERED

Two Irishmen reach summit of Mount Everest

May 26th 2014, 3:14 PM 13,359 Views 19 Comments

Derek Mahon from Dublin and Noel Hanna from County Down reached the mountain’s summit on Saturday.

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 23,083 Views 13 Comments

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

Bad weather halts rescue after deadliest Everest disaster
# Tragedy
From The42
# Tragedy

Bad weather halts rescue after deadliest Everest disaster

Apr 20th 2014, 10:27 AM 14,821 Views 7 Comments

13 guides were killed and nine were plucked to safety after an ice avalanche smashed into their expedition on Friday.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Apr 18th 2014, 9:55 PM 28,252 Views 4 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Jill Meagher, pubs being closed, and disaster at Mount Everest.

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