Officials said overcrowding can lead to longer wait times on the mountain, which can result in exhaustion, dehydration and even death.
My latest short film is the culmination of over a decade of shooting in the Himalayas and on Mount Everest.
It was John Oldring's second attempt.
We're carrying everything ourselves that we need to survive including 2,000 metres of safety lines, ice screws, snow pickets, biners, stoves, gas and personal climbing gear, not to mention a whole whack of camera gear as my other responsibility is to film and photograph this climb every step of the way. Why you ask?
Pakistan is a diverse country and females account for a large portion of the population. Recently, it has becoming increasingly difficult to discuss the challenges that Pakistani women face. There is a dire need to promote the education of females by launching awareness campaigns at the national level, because in order to educate a nation, you need to educate its women.
Only the bravest among us would even contemplate climbing Mount Everest. Even dedicated climbers look at that feat as the
"It's hugely important. Everest is a capstone in the recreational tourism industry, not necessarily because of all the people
(KATHMANDU-AFP) - Climbers scaling Mount Everest will have to bring back eight kilograms (17.6 pounds) of garbage under new
(KATHMANDU-AFP) - Nepal will slash climbing fees for Everest and other Himalayan peaks to attract more mountaineers, despite
It's 9 p.m. on May 20 and we've been in the death zone on Mt. Everest, the world above 8,000m for just over five hours. For the first time in my life, I am terrified to fall asleep. Why? Because I'm afraid I'm not going to wake up. This is the most terrifying moment of my life. With the sound of oxygen flowing through an artificial mask, I surrender and drift away wondering whether or not I will ever wake up.