Mount Everest

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The man who survived Mount Everest’s deadliest day. Then went back
Jim Davidson was 20,000ft up the world’s tallest mountain when an earthquake struck. He was determined to complete the journey he started

Rich Tenorio

24, May, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Nepal reports 19 positive Covid tests at Dhaulagiri base camp
Decision to allow expeditions to go ahead dealt blow after outbreak on world’s seventh highest mountain

Rajneesh Bhandari in Kathmandu

05, May, 2021 @1:37 PM

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Everest Covid outbreak throws climbing season into doubt
Nepal authorities accused of underplaying seriousness of situation as daily cases soar

Peter Beaumont

03, May, 2021 @10:12 AM

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Nepal bans three Indian climbers accused of faking Everest summit
Witnesses claim mountaineers appeared not to have sufficient oxygen to make ascent

Peter Beaumont

11, Feb, 2021 @3:28 PM

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How scientists installed world’s highest weather station on Everest
A dangerous trip almost ended in disaster but the project was saved with some ingenuity

Kate Ravilious

12, Dec, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Microplastic pollution found near summit of Mount Everest
Humans now known to have polluted Earth from deepest ocean to highest peak

Damian Carrington Environment editor

20, Nov, 2020 @4:00 PM

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I don't need to climb Everest. Even a modest summit brings big rewards | Hannah Jane Parkinson
Nothing but sky above and unbroken views all around – there is something so glorious about getting to the natural end of a climb

Hannah Jane Parkinson

16, Oct, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Mount Everest: Nepal and China prepare to reveal new height after Covid delay
Competing teams have both completed trips to the summit but plans have been disrupted by the pandemic

Helen Davidson

11, Sep, 2020 @6:13 AM

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'Everyone is in that fine line between death and life': inside Everest's deadliest queue
A year on from the loss of 11 people on the world’s highest mountain, survivors talk frankly about what went wrong and why

Amelia Gentleman

06, Jun, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Nepali climbers and support staff destitute after Everest closure
Guides, sherpas and cooks struggling to feed families due to loss of income from coronavirus measures

Roshan Sedhai in Kathmandu, Amelia Gentleman and Pete Pattisson

06, Jun, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Tributes to pioneering climber Joe Brown, who has died aged 89
Briton made outstanding ascents in Himalayas and Karakoram, and televised rock climbs in the UK

Caroline Davies

16, Apr, 2020 @6:28 PM

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Coronavirus latest: 13 March at a glance
A summary of the biggest developments in the global coronavirus outbreak

Mattha Busby

13, Mar, 2020 @12:59 PM

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