mt everest

Is it really that life-changing (should you survive) to stand on top of the Earth's highest point? Is it worth the risk? Perhaps, but I still don't think I'll ever understand the compulsion.
They are the first confirmed deaths on Everest of the year.
The Sherpa people are a tribe of people who migrated from Tibet hundreds of years ago.
"When you're diagnosed and you're only given 14 days to live, you really appreciate life."
With only one functioning lung, a prognosis of fourteen days to live, and being in a medically-induced coma for a year, Sean Swarner is the first cancer survior to stand on top of the world.
Offering me a blessing, one monk recited a short prayer and tapped me on the head with a long wooden phallus -- the sacred
Everest is a movie of grandeur and beauty. This is because cinematographer Salvatore Totino made the mountains of Nepal his star and created one breathtaking sweeping shot after another.
  This extraordinary man is proof that the human body is capable of some incredible things.  A short documentary from Vice
The button below indicates how much has been raised on Crowdrise's "Nepal Earthquake Relief" page. Click to visit the site
On April 10th, after an unsuccessful attempt at climbing Mt. Everest last year, I was back at base camp to try again. I was excited, determined, and hopeful that I would finally fulfill my dream of standing on the top of the world.
Amanda Holden Reveals That Her Sister Is Currently Climbing Everest
Three Americans were killed, the U.S. State Department said on Sunday, including a Google engineer, a medic and a filmmaker
"The ground was shaking from the earthquake and as soon as we saw people running we were running ourselves to save our lives