• The tragedy of Everest’s normal: 10 dead this season, so far

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Almost every year, the reports filter down from the highest mountain in the world, and talk among the climbing teams at Everest Base Camp turns to the latest person to die.

  • Nepali climbers say outcrop near top of Everest is intact

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepali climbers said Tuesday that a rocky outcrop near the top of Mount Everest known as the “Hillary Step” is intact, disputing a British climber’s claim the feature had collapsed.

  • 3 foreign climbers dead, 1 missing near top of Mount Everest

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The body of an Indian climber was spotted on Mount Everest on Monday, the fourth fatality during a busy and tragic weekend on the world’s highest peak.