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#Mount Everest

# mount-everest - Sunday 8 May, 2022

Sherpa guide breaks own record scaling Mount Everest for 26th time
# On Top Of The World
# On Top Of The World

Sherpa guide breaks own record scaling Mount Everest for 26th time

May 8th 2022, 3:00 PM 24,493 Views 16 Comments

Kami Rita, whose father was among the first Sherpa guides, first scaled Everest in 1994 and has been making the trip nearly every year since.

# mount-everest - Saturday 5 February, 2022

Everest's highest glacier rapidly losing ice, says new study
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Everest's highest glacier rapidly losing ice, says new study

Feb 5th 2022, 3:37 PM 22,004 Views 19 Comments

The formation may already have lost around 55 metres of thickness in the last 25 years.

# mount-everest - Thursday 13 May, 2021

Two climbers - from the US and Switzerland - have died on Mount Everest
# Mount Everest
# Mount Everest

Two climbers - from the US and Switzerland - have died on Mount Everest

May 13th 2021, 1:50 PM 25,914 Views 20 Comments

On average, around five climbers die every year on the world’s highest peak.

# mount-everest - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Mount Everest grows four metres after China and Nepal agree new height measurement
# On Top Of The World
# On Top Of The World

Mount Everest grows four metres after China and Nepal agree new height measurement

Dec 8th 2020, 10:52 AM 16,722 Views 27 Comments

The new official height of the world’s tallest peak is 8,848.86 metres.

# mount-everest - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Veteran Sherpa guide who set Everest record dies aged 72
# Nepal
# Nepal

Veteran Sherpa guide who set Everest record dies aged 72

Sep 22nd 2020, 8:48 AM 29,212 Views 6 Comments

Ang Rita was a national hero known as the ‘snow leopard”.

# mount-everest - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Your evening longread: Uncovering the unsolved mysteries of Mount Everest
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Uncovering the unsolved mysteries of Mount Everest

Jul 9th 2020, 8:00 PM 17,396 Views 8 Comments

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

# mount-everest - Saturday 21 March, 2020

In Nepal, Sherpas are losing vital tourism income, but 'stopping the virus is more important than our jobs'
# A Mountain To Climb
# A Mountain To Climb

In Nepal, Sherpas are losing vital tourism income, but 'stopping the virus is more important than our jobs'

Mar 21st 2020, 11:55 AM 19,095 Views 10 Comments

Cormac Fitzgerald reports from Nepal on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting Mount Everest’s guides.

# mount-everest - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Tributes to Professor Séamus Lawless, who died on Mt Everest, as project to restore Four Courts documents launched
# Civil War
# Civil War

Tributes to Professor Séamus Lawless, who died on Mt Everest, as project to restore Four Courts documents launched

Dec 5th 2019, 1:40 PM 16,043 Views 6 Comments

Historical records destroyed by fire at Dublin’s Four Courts at the beginning of the Irish Civil War have been restored digitally.

# mount-everest - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Mount Everest region to ban single-use plastics
# Nepal
# Nepal

Mount Everest region to ban single-use plastics

Aug 21st 2019, 5:11 PM 10,858 Views 13 Comments

The region receives over 50,000 tourists every year, including climbers and trekkers.

# mount-everest - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

American climber dies after reaching top of Mount Everest
# Christopher Kulish
# Christopher Kulish

American climber dies after reaching top of Mount Everest

May 28th 2019, 10:43 AM 48,541 Views 63 Comments

About half a dozen climbers died on Everest last week, including two Irish men .

# mount-everest - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Memorial service plans for Trinity professor who went missing on Everest announced
# Seamus Lawless
# Seamus Lawless

Memorial service plans for Trinity professor who went missing on Everest announced

May 25th 2019, 1:00 PM 17,648 Views 15 Comments

The family called off the search for Seamus Lawless yesterday evening.

British climber dies on Mount Everest amid overcrowding concerns on world's highest peak
# Nepal
# Nepal

British climber dies on Mount Everest amid overcrowding concerns on world's highest peak

May 25th 2019, 11:00 AM 47,247 Views 48 Comments

Robin Fisher’s death follows that of Irishman Kevin Hynes who died yesterday.

# mount-everest - Friday 24 May, 2019

Search for Trinity College professor ended as second Irishman dies climbing Everest
# RIP
# RIP

Search for Trinity College professor ended as second Irishman dies climbing Everest

Updated May 24th 2019, 6:00 PM 94,993 Views 68 Comments

Séamus Lawless and Kevin Hynes have both died on the mountain.

# mount-everest - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Search continues for Trinity College professor who went missing on Everest
# Seamus Lawless
# Seamus Lawless

Search continues for Trinity College professor who went missing on Everest

Updated May 23rd 2019, 9:08 PM 36,397 Views 38 Comments

An American and Indian climber have died on the mountain this week.

# mount-everest - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Body of Indian climber, in group with missing Irish man, recovered from Mt Everest
# Seamus Lawless
# Seamus Lawless

Body of Indian climber, in group with missing Irish man, recovered from Mt Everest

May 22nd 2019, 7:46 AM 51,907 Views 32 Comments

Ravi Thakar (28) was found dead inside his tent at Everest Camp 4 last Friday.

# mount-everest - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Government will help family of Trinity professor who went missing on Everest 'in any way possible'
# Seamus Lawless
# Seamus Lawless

Government will help family of Trinity professor who went missing on Everest 'in any way possible'

May 19th 2019, 6:02 PM 37,382 Views 0 Comments

Seamus Lawless went missing on the world’s highest mountain earlier this week.

# mount-everest - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Fundraising page to help find Trinity College professor missing on Mount Everest reaches €180,000
# Appeal
# Appeal

Fundraising page to help find Trinity College professor missing on Mount Everest reaches €180,000

Updated May 18th 2019, 7:58 PM 80,741 Views 11 Comments

Séamus Lawless went missing after reaching the summit of the mountain.

# mount-everest - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Trinity College professor missing on Mount Everest a day after reaching peak of world's highest mountain
# Missing
# Missing

Trinity College professor missing on Mount Everest a day after reaching peak of world's highest mountain

May 16th 2019, 6:12 PM 51,128 Views 35 Comments

Seamus Lawless reportedly fell on the mountain at an altitude of 8,300m yesterday.

# mount-everest - Friday 15 February, 2019

Tourists banned from Mount Everest base camp in bid to reduce rubbish piling up
# Campaign
# Campaign

Tourists banned from Mount Everest base camp in bid to reduce rubbish piling up

Feb 15th 2019, 4:32 PM 18,636 Views 26 Comments

The growing popularity of the mountain has lead to mounting levels of trash – and corpses.

# mount-everest - Monday 21 May, 2018

Japanese climber who lost nine fingers on Everest dies on his eighth attempt at the summit
# World's Peak
# World's Peak

Japanese climber who lost nine fingers on Everest dies on his eighth attempt at the summit

May 21st 2018, 10:38 AM 48,451 Views 38 Comments

Nobukazu Kuriki was a solo climber who’d conquered other 8,000m peaks in Nepal.

# mount-everest - Monday 14 May, 2018

Double leg amputee reaches summit of Everest, 40 years after losing his feet during his first attempt
# Persistence
# Persistence

Double leg amputee reaches summit of Everest, 40 years after losing his feet during his first attempt

May 14th 2018, 9:33 AM 19,066 Views 18 Comments

Xia Boyu had both his feet amputated after suffering frostbite during his first attempt at Everest in 1975.

# mount-everest - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Dublin man sets off to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in bid to climb each continent's highest mountain
# On Top Of The World
# On Top Of The World

Dublin man sets off to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in bid to climb each continent's highest mountain

Jul 30th 2017, 7:00 PM 14,772 Views 19 Comments

Derek Mahon from Dublin climbed Mount Everest in 2014.

# mount-everest - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

The bodies of four more climbers found inside a tent near summit of Mount Everest
# Death Toll
# Death Toll

The bodies of four more climbers found inside a tent near summit of Mount Everest

May 24th 2017, 7:26 AM 29,945 Views 19 Comments

These latest discoveries brings the death toll in recent days to 10.

# mount-everest - Monday 22 May, 2017

Rescuers find body of missing Everest climber, bringing death toll to four
# Treacherous Conditions
# Treacherous Conditions

Rescuers find body of missing Everest climber, bringing death toll to four

May 22nd 2017, 12:00 PM 33,469 Views 22 Comments

More than a dozen climbers have also been rescued from the mountain in the last three days.

# mount-everest - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Prepping for Everest from your bed: The controversial way to summit in 35 days
# Peaking
# Peaking

Prepping for Everest from your bed: The controversial way to summit in 35 days

May 13th 2017, 5:00 PM 16,758 Views 12 Comments

The use of a hypoxic tent is becoming popular, but some climbers aren’t

# mount-everest - Saturday 6 May, 2017

85-year-old attempting to reclaim title as oldest person to summit Everest dies at base camp
# Mount Everest
# Mount Everest

85-year-old attempting to reclaim title as oldest person to summit Everest dies at base camp

May 6th 2017, 3:29 PM 20,839 Views 21 Comments

The former soldier became the world’s oldest climber to summit Everest in 2008 when he was 76.

# mount-everest - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Is Everest still the tallest peak? Scientists aren't too sure
# Molehill
# Molehill

Is Everest still the tallest peak? Scientists aren't too sure

Jan 25th 2017, 6:15 AM 18,554 Views 19 Comments

It’s thought a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal in 2015 knocked an inch off the top of the world’s highest peak.

# mount-everest - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Are performance-enhancing drugs corrupting the climbing game on Mount Everest?
# Aplinism
From The42
# Aplinism

Are performance-enhancing drugs corrupting the climbing game on Mount Everest?

Dec 29th 2016, 4:00 PM 9,053 Views 6 Comments

We take a look at mountaineering’s complicated relationship with doping.

# mount-everest - Monday 30 May, 2016

"I don't understand, I still don’t understand" - Climber's grief after wife's death on Everest
# Death Zone
# Death Zone

"I don't understand, I still don’t understand" - Climber's grief after wife's death on Everest

May 30th 2016, 9:20 PM 54,750 Views 30 Comments

Robert Gropel and his wife Maria Strydom were climbing Mount Everest together earlier this month when she died.

# mount-everest - Monday 28 September, 2015

This man has lost nine fingers to frostbite ... and he's trying to climb Mount Everest
# Against The Odds
# Against The Odds

This man has lost nine fingers to frostbite ... and he's trying to climb Mount Everest

Sep 28th 2015, 10:20 PM 15,591 Views 29 Comments

Nobukazu Kuriki lost nine fingers to frostbite in 2012 on Everest. He is the only climber trying to summit the world’s highest mountain this year.

# mount-everest - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Man who climbed Everest in shorts can teach you how to control your immune system
# Take Charge
# Take Charge

Man who climbed Everest in shorts can teach you how to control your immune system

Jul 18th 2015, 9:30 PM 129,623 Views 32 Comments

It can be as simple as breathing in and breathing out.

# mount-everest - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Four Irish people have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Four Irish people have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake

Apr 29th 2015, 3:00 PM 17,708 Views 14 Comments

One Nepalese man was removed from the rubble after 82 hours. He said he survived by drinking his own urine.

# mount-everest - Monday 27 April, 2015

Nepal quake death toll surges over 3,000
# Disaster
# Disaster

Nepal quake death toll surges over 3,000

Apr 27th 2015, 7:28 AM 11,887 Views 8 Comments

It’s the Himalayan nation’s deadliest disaster in more than 80 years.

# mount-everest - Sunday 26 April, 2015

There are 100 Irish people in areas affected by the Nepal earthquake
# Search And Rescue
# Search And Rescue

There are 100 Irish people in areas affected by the Nepal earthquake

Apr 26th 2015, 8:15 PM 37,689 Views 5 Comments

Efforts are being made to contact some 50 Irish citizens in the quake-hit region.

# mount-everest - Friday 17 April, 2015

John Giles says 'resentment' stopped him succeeding at Shamrock Rovers
# Reflections
From The42
# Reflections

John Giles says 'resentment' stopped him succeeding at Shamrock Rovers

Apr 17th 2015, 3:08 PM 6,345 Views 4 Comments

The Leeds legend and RTÉ pundit recalled his time at the helm of the Irish side on Off the Ball.

# mount-everest - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Everest on speed: Summit expert will take you to the top of the world in six weeks
# Peaking It
# Peaking It

Everest on speed: Summit expert will take you to the top of the world in six weeks

Aug 31st 2014, 6:30 PM 11,676 Views 15 Comments

The best way to climb Everest is to do it fast,” says Adrian Ballinger.

# mount-everest - Monday 26 May, 2014

Two Irishmen reach summit of Mount Everest
# CONQUERED
# CONQUERED

Two Irishmen reach summit of Mount Everest

May 26th 2014, 3:14 PM 13,347 Views 19 Comments

Derek Mahon from Dublin and Noel Hanna from County Down reached the mountain’s summit on Saturday.

# mount-everest - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Sherpas fear for their livelihoods as Everest 'shuts down'
# Death Zone
# Death Zone

Sherpas fear for their livelihoods as Everest 'shuts down'

Apr 29th 2014, 8:15 PM 23,076 Views 13 Comments

The deadly avalanche of 18 April led to labour dispute and a closure of the mountain route.

# mount-everest - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Bad weather halts rescue after deadliest Everest disaster
# Tragedy
From The42
# Tragedy

Bad weather halts rescue after deadliest Everest disaster

Apr 20th 2014, 10:27 AM 14,806 Views 7 Comments

13 guides were killed and nine were plucked to safety after an ice avalanche smashed into their expedition on Friday.

# mount-everest - Friday 18 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Apr 18th 2014, 9:55 PM 28,243 Views 4 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Jill Meagher, pubs being closed, and disaster at Mount Everest.

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