Nepal's mountaineers pay tribute to Swiss climber

Nepal's mountaineers pay tribute to Swiss climber

The mountaineering community in Nepal paid tribute on Monday to Ueli Steck, the Swiss climber who died on Everest, describing him as an accomplished climber and a friend of the country.

Everest-conquering Japan teen eyes explorers' 'Grand Slam'

Everest-conquering Japan teen eyes explorers' 'Grand Slam'

Japanese teenager Marin Minamiya has already conquered Mount Everest and the highest peaks on six other continents, plus a journey to the South Pole.

Nepal says Indian police couple faked Everest photos

Nepal says Indian police couple faked Everest photos

An Indian couple falsified photographs of themselves at the top of Mount Everest to get their feat certified by Kathmandu, Nepal said Wednesday, after earlier saying the climb was valid.

Nepal opens probe into Indian police couple's Everest claims

Nepal opens probe into Indian police couple's Everest claims

Nepal has opened an investigation into an Indian police couple accused of falsifying photographs to support their claim of summiting Mount Everest this year, an official said Monday.

Hopes fade for Indian climbers missing on Everest

Hopes fade for Indian climbers missing on Everest

Rescuers searching for two Indian climbers missing on Mount Everest said Tuesday there was little hope of finding the pair alive after losing contact with them over the weekend.