An earthquake in 2015 and an avalanche the year before had halted attempts to reach the peak of the mountain
A guide said 'the vibrations caused by helicopters can crack ice blocks and snow packs on mountains'
She once mused that her short stature had set her climbing, in order to obtain “a commanding view above anyone else”.
Mallory began writing to Eleanor Holmes in 1923 after she sent a fan letter to him
Nobukazu Kuriki was in his final push for the summit when he said he realised he 'would not come back alive' if he continued
Hundreds of strangers on Facebook have helped Hallie Twomey with her mission
22-year-iold from Brighton began trekking alone in the region on 5 August but has not been heard of since
An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer has begun his attempt to scale Mount Everest, in an effort to reclaim his title as the oldest man to reach the summit.
Overcrowding and culture clashes are the modern Himalayan climbing experience
Fashion finds inspiration from the great explorers, discovers Harriet Walker
Irish climber Ian McKeever inspired others to follow their dreams
The Hives' fifth album has been five years in the making. It's the time it takes to make a classic, the natty rockers tell Gillian Orr
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.