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Cryptocurrency stunt on Everest linked to Sherpa death

Cryptocurrency stunt on Everest linked to Sherpa death

Lama Babu Sherpa has not been seen since May 14 and is presumed dead, Nepal-based Seven Summit Treks said.

Macedonian climber dies on Mount Everest

Macedonian climber dies on Mount Everest

A Macedonian climber died on Sunday while making a final push for the summit of Mount Everest, the latest fatality of the current spring climbing season in the Nepali Himalayas.

Sherpa guide missing on Everest, presumed dead

Sherpa guide missing on Everest, presumed dead

Mingma Sherpa of Seven Summit Treks, Lama's employers, said the team had been hit by strong winds as they reached the summit.

Sherpa climbs Mount Everest for record 22nd time

Sherpa climbs Mount Everest for record 22nd time

The route taken on the ascent was pioneered by New Zealand’s Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay when they became the first climbers to reach the summit in 1953.

Nepal bans solo climbers from Everest

Nepal bans solo climbers from Everest

Nepal has banned solo climbers from scaling its mountains, including Mount Everest, in a bid to reduce accidents, an official said Saturday.

Indian police fire couple for faking Everest climb

Indian police fire couple for faking Everest climb

Two Indian police officers who falsely claimed to have reached the summit of Mount Everest last year have been sacked, authorities said Tuesday.

Nepal to deport Everest climber after illegal Tibet crossing

Nepal to deport Everest climber after illegal Tibet crossing

Nepal said Wednesday it would deport a Polish climber who illegally entered the country by crossing from Tibet at the summit of Mount Everest.

Bodies of Indian climbers who died on Everest recovered

Bodies of Indian climbers who died on Everest recovered

Rescuers have retrieved the body of an Indian climber who died on Mount Everest and airlifted it to Kathmandu on Sunday, along with those of two others who perished last year.

Three climbers die, one missing on Mount Everest

Three climbers die, one missing on Mount Everest

Three climbers died on Everest over the weekend and another is missing, officials confirmed on Monday, in one of the deadliest episodes on the peak since an avalanche swept through base camp and killed 18 two years ago.

Indian woman reaches Everest summit twice in week

Indian woman reaches Everest summit twice in week

An Indian climber on Sunday reached the summit of Mount Everest for the second time in less than a week, her expedition team said, setting a women's record for a double ascent of the world's highest mountain in a single season.

Everest record seeker, 85, died of altitude sickness

Everest record seeker, 85, died of altitude sickness

An 85-year-old ex-Gurkha who was attempting to reclaim his title as the world's oldest person to summit Mount Everest died of altitude sickness, the expedition organiser said on Sunday.

Legendary Swiss climber cremated near Mount Everest

Legendary Swiss climber cremated near Mount Everest

The body of legendary Swiss climber Ueli Steck, who died on Mount Everest, was cremated on Thursday at a Buddhist monastery that lies in the shadow of the world's highest peak.