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A woman who summited Everest in just 2 weeks fasted during intense workouts and slept in oxygen-starved chambers to prepare for the journey
Roxanne Vogel, an endurance athlete, ate only about 200 calories the day she summited Everest. It was a feat she'd been training for.
Nepali officials reportedly may require climbers hoping to scale Mount Everest to prove their physical fitness, following a year that saw at least 11 ...
The proposal would reportedly hike the climbing fee from $11,000 to $35,000 and require applicants to submit a certificate of physical fitness.
Mount Everest is clogged with inexperienced climbers, but there’s too much money at stake for anyone to do anything about it
Mount Everest claimed 11 lives this year, but climbing operators and activists alike say dangerous conditions on the mountain predate the 2019 season.
A Mount Everest record-holder says summit ‘traffic jams’ aren’t the problem — it’s the trek down that kills people
Kami Rita Sherpa has climbed Everest 24 times, with more summits than anyone alive or dead. He said the recent deaths are not due to overcrowding.
Mt. Everest climbers describe chaotic ‘Lord of the Flies’ situation near the peak, with fights breaking out amid unruly overcrowding
Climbers at Mount Everest face overcrowding, dead bodies, and a lack of empathy from others in an all-out battle to reach the top of the mountain.
A 77-year-old doctor diagnosed himself with a deadly lung problem while climbing Everest — here’s how he survived
Dr. Ronald Crystal, a pulmonary physician, realized he was showing signs of a dangerous lung condition while climbing Mount Everest.
Most of the corpses that fall on Everest still litter the mountain today, because it's a dangerous and life-threatening task to get those bodies down.
What the top of Mount Everest is really like, according to the woman who’s been there a record-breaking 9 times
Everest record-holder Lhakpa Sherpa knows what it's like to summit the world's highest peak better than almost anyone else on the planet.
The deaths come amid reports of severe overcrowding at Everest's "death zone," an area 26,000 feet above sea level with limited oxygen supply.