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Guides, climbers cancel Everest expeditions after tragedy

Apr 21, 2014 - 4:30 PM

Some of the sherpas and their families are angry about the Nepali government s offer of 40 000 rupees to pay for the funeral expenses of those killed calling it a disrespectful gesture

WORST ACCIDENT. Group of family members of the Nepalese mountaineer carry the body of Ang Kaji Sherpa who died on Mt. Everest Avalanche upon its arrival at Sherpa Monastry in Kathmandu, Nepal. April 19, 2014. Photo by Narendra Shrestha/EPA

Nepal marks 60 years since Everest summit victory

May 30, 2013 - 11:52 AM

Nepal on Wednesday May 29 marked 60 years since the first ascent of Everest celebrating the pioneering climbers whose bravery spawned an industry

Mount Everest as seen from the aircraft of Drukair in Bhutan. The aircraft is south of the mountains, facing north. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia/Shrimpo1976

New records, reflection mark Everest 60th anniversary

May 26, 2013 - 1:10 PM

Sixty years ago this week two men became the first to stand on the roof of the world in a remarkable feat of endurance and strength of the human spirit

Edmund Hillary (L) and Tenzing Norgay (R), May 1953. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia/Jamling Tenzing Norgay