Tenjen Sherpa, a tribute

The tragic end of Nepal’s remarkable record-holding mountaineering guide, Tenjen Sherpa

First Native American on world’s tallest peak

Cheyenne River Sioux tribe member combines medicine with mountaineering to empower indigenous communities

High Himalayan rescue

A non-profit has been quietly saving lives of trekkers and porters in the Himalaya for the past 50 years

“Without Sherpas, there is no mountaineering”

Kami Rita Sherpa scaled Mt Everest for the 27th time last week, but says younger Sherpas no longer want to be guides

Pasang Lhamu Sherpa, the film

A new docudrama about Nepal’s first woman to climb Mt Everest is a tale of discrimination, dedication, triumph and tragedy

Chopper vs Chauri below Everest

Expeditions impacted by rule to replace cargo helicopters with yak trains

To open Machapuchre for mountaineering, or not?

The tourism-dependent municipality below Mt Machapuchre (6,993m) in Nepal wants a decades-old ban on mountaineering expeditions on the iconic Himalayan peak lifted.The...

After deaths, a weather window on Manaslu

Using a brief break in the monsoon this weekend, climbers are making another push to climb Manaslu even as they try to...

Stories of Nepal’s summiteers

Sherpa: Stories of Life and Death from the Forgotten Guardians of Everest begins in Spring 2019. Nepal’s mountaineering has just rebounded from the deadly avalanches...

Ashish Dhakal

Peak climbing season in Nepal

  A record number of climbers are attempting Nepal’s Himalayan peaks this autumn, and the renewed interest is due to the  backlog...

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