After 50 years, some Mount Everest veterans suggest letting highest peak rest

...Sir Edmund Hillary and other Mount Everest pioneers suggested Tuesday that the world's...ladders that cross the icy ridges. "Everest has become too crowded. It needs a rest...should be allowed in a season to climb Everest." But the Sherpas who earn their living...

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Nepal, Hillary celebrate Everest anniversary

...celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Mount Everest conquest and the climb that tested the...Norgay, told 225 others who have scaled Everest that they were celebrating "a day in...government hopes will spur tourism. "Everest is not the most difficult mountain in...

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Hillary unhappy with Everest conditions on 50th anniversary of conquest

...anniversary of his historic ascent of Mount Everest, Sir Edmund Hillary complained about...eight people aboard crashed near the main Everest base camp at 17,380 feet. Two Nepalese...expressed concerns about the future of Everest, which he wants closed to new expeditions...

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Author tells of crime on Everest

If you're going to Mount Everest, don't forget to pack a gun. A...of the new High Crimes: The Fate of Everest in an Age of Greed , things might be...reckless guide widely denounced by the Everest community to the mere hubris of attempting...

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Climbers pursue Everest on 50th anniversary

...retreat from the south face of Mount Everest on Wednesday amid celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of the first Everest conquest. But 13 Chinese, South...I realized we were on top of Mount Everest and the whole world was spread out...

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Randall Floyd - Film might answer Everest question

...ascended the snowy heights of Mount Everest, at 29,028-feet above sea level the...made the first of two attempts to scale Everest. Clad in fashionable tweeds and hobnail...who was really the first man to conquer Everest. Syndicated writer E. Randall Floyd...

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Night at the Movies

...Unlikely Angel. Evans, ExchangeEVEREST (PG-13): Docudrama set in 1996 when groups of professional climbers scale Mount Everest but face tragedy when a storm surprises them during their descent. IMAXGRANDMA (R): An acerbic septuagenarian poet (Lily...

Everest base camp to get Internet cafe

...Fifty years after two men conquered Mount Everest, a native Sherpa is determined to set...hundreds of mountaineers come to climb Everest and surrounding mountains in the Khumbu...to 50,000 trekkers that come to the Everest region every year. They would want to...

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Huss takes fourth shot at Everest

...driven Chuck Huss like nothing else. Everest. The world's tallest mountain - 29...achievable," Huss said. "For me, Everest is right there. It's going to be really...it." Huss, 55, first tried to climb Everest in 1998. He got to within 1,500 feet...

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Disney aims for new heights with Everest attraction

...At Walt Disney World's new Expedition Everest attraction, it's a howling animatronic...attraction here in two-and-a-half years. Everest, set to open April 7 in Disney's Animal...tracks. With no upside-down turns, Everest isn't as white-knuckling as some new...

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