Thursday, 1st June 2023

Mount Everest: Nepali sherpa sets record with 27th climb

Kami Rita Sherpa has scaled the summit of the world's highest mountain almost every year since 1994. On the same day, however, a Moldovan climber became the fifth fatality on Everest this year.


3 May 2019
A special team has been tasked with cleaning up the world's highest mountain, littered with garbage from decades of commercial mountaineering. Everest is sometimes described as the world's highest rubbish dump.
2 Jun 2019
Human traffic jam: Is over tourism killing climbers on Mount Everest?
29 Feb 2020
Four Sherpa guides are setting off to attempt to climb to the top of Mount Everest in less than a week. Only a handful of climbers have reached the summit during the brutal winter season.
24 Jan 2021
Nepali mountaineer Sona Sherpa films himself metres from the summit during the first winter ascent of K2, the world's second highest mountain. 10 Nepali climbers reached the top of K2 on Saturday, the last peak above 8,000 metres (26,000 feet) to be conquered in winter.