KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A former U.S. Marine who lost his right leg after an explosion while serving in Afghanistan is attempting to scale Mount Everest to inspire others like him to take up challenges....
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepalese mountaineering official says climbers are returning to Mount Everest as the climbing industry recovers from last year's disaster on the world's highest peak....
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Mountaineering officials say Nepal is improving weather forecasting systems, stepping up security and promises swift rescues if needed during the upcoming climbing season on Everest in attempt to recover from the worst mountaineering disaster on the world's highest peak last year....
In the aftermath of the recent hiking disaster in which at least 41 people were killed when a blizzard and avalanches swept across Nepal’s Annapurna region, the Nepal government has promised to introduce new rules to ensure the safety of trekkers....
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An American climber says he fell into a crevasse on a mountain in Nepal but managed to crawl to his tent despite broken ribs and an arm before being rescued the next morning. Western Kentucky University professor John All said Thursday he thought he was going to die after falling some...
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