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#Mount Everest

# mount-everest - Friday 15 February, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# mount-everest - Friday 17 April, 2015

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

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

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

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

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'

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

# mount-everest - Sunday 20 April, 2014

From The42 Bad weather halts rescue after deadliest Everest disaster Tragedy

Bad weather halts rescue after deadliest Everest disaster

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

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

# mount-everest - Monday 3 March, 2014

Climbers told to clean-up on Mount Everest - or face a penalty

Each member of an expedition must bring back at least eight kilos of rubbish, apart from their own trash.

# mount-everest - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

From The42 This guy survived a record-breaking base jump from Mount Everest Legit This post contains videos

# mount-everest - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Extract: '8,848 metres and I’m sitting on the summit of the world’ Read Me This post contains images

Extract: '8,848 metres and I’m sitting on the summit of the world’

Twenty years ago this week, Dawson Stelfox became the first Irish person to reach the summit of Mount Everest. This extract from Everest Calling: The Irish Journey, chronicles the last leg of this challenging expedition.

# mount-everest - Friday 17 May, 2013

80-year-old wants to be the oldest man to climb Mount Everest

He already broke the world record in 2007 but it was beaten four years later.

# mount-everest - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

From The42 Climbers abandon Everest attempt following attack by 'out-of-control mob' Brawl

Climbers abandon Everest attempt following attack by 'out-of-control mob'

Nothing like a bit of fisticuffs at 6,500m above sea level.

# mount-everest - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Boy, 15, becomes first teen with Down's Syndrome to reach Everest base

Eli Reimer is the first person with his condition to reach the base camp, which is 5,364 metres above sea level.

# mount-everest - Friday 28 September, 2012

19 die as plane hits bird and crashes in Nepal

The plane was carrying trekkers to the Mount Everest region when the crash occurred just minutes after takeoff.

# mount-everest - Friday 15 June, 2012

Ireland's '25 most powerful Irish women' honoured

Former President Mary Robinson and novelist Edna O’Brien were among the 25 women celebrated last night.

# mount-everest - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

From The42 Runners complete gruelling Everest marathon Hard Yards

Runners complete gruelling Everest marathon

The Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon marks the first conquest of the famous mountain every year.

# mount-everest - Monday 21 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

Your nightly round-up of the day’s biggest news stores…

# mount-everest - Monday 9 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge In pictures: Take an aerial tour of the Himalayas and Mount Everest Himalayan Tour This post contains images

In pictures: Take an aerial tour of the Himalayas and Mount Everest

A virtual visit to Everest base camp and one of the most dangerous airports in the world…

# mount-everest - Sunday 25 September, 2011

19 killed in Nepal plane crash

The plane hit the roof of a house and disintegrated into several pieces just south of the capital. Kathmandu.

# mount-everest - Saturday 28 May, 2011

Memorial service held for lost Irish Everest climber

Tributes are paid to John Delaney in Co Laois, as his wife describes losing her “husband, hero and best friend”.

# mount-everest - Friday 27 May, 2011

Service to be held today in memory of Irish Everest climber John Delaney

Delaney, a successful businessman who founded the market prediction company Intrade, died last weekend just 50 metres from the summit of Everest. Business colleagues have been paying tribute to him after his tragic death.

# mount-everest - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

Tragic Everest climber did not know of daughter's birth

John Delaney, the Irishman who died while trying to reach the summit of Mount Everest last weekend, did not know that his wife had given birth to a little girl in the days before his death.

# mount-everest - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

Irish climber dies on Everest - three days after wife gave birth

John Delaney, 41, hadn’t been told that his wife gave birth before he died on Saturday only 50 metres from the summit.

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