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Overcrowding and culture clashes are the modern Himalayan climbing experience
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Irish climber Ian McKeever inspired others to follow their dreams
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Hollywood director James Cameron achieves his dream with journey into the deepest ocean trench
Hollywood director James Cameron has completed his journey to the deepest point of the ocean.
Intrepid TV adventurer and Chief Scout Bear Grylls has left the Discovery Channel after a row over "new programming", his publicist said today.
Where are you now and what can you see?
Joseph Dalton Hooker, renowned botanist, close friend of Charles Darwin and global explorer, also produced the earliest Western sketch of a little-known geologic feature called Mount Everest, it emerged this week.
“This is going to hurt,” thought Adam Potter, as he fell off the side of a Scottish mountain on Saturday afternoon.
3G service is now available on the world's most-famous peak, including video calling
Chhewang Nima hit by avalanche near summit of Baruntse in Himalayas
A 13-year-old American boy became the youngest climber to reach the top of Mount Everest on Saturday, coming one step away his quest to climb the highest peaks on all seven continents
It is one of the enduring riddles of mountaineering: were Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay the first men to conquer Mount Everest, as is officially recorded, or were they beaten to the summit nearly 30 years earlier by the British climbers George Mallory and Andrew Irvine?
My parents were ... My late dad taught me to climb when I was very young; my mum was and remains brilliantly wacky.
Jonathan Brown visits the Conservatives' biggest target seat north of the border