Mountaineers on the summit of Mount Everest in May.
August 2, 2013 The government says it will more closely scrutinize climbing teams following an embarrassing brawl this year between European climbers and their Sherpa guides.
October 31, 2012 The name is pretty grisly. But these annual or semi-annual festivals, which involve yak blood and take place high in the mist-wrapped highlands of Nepal, reflect the complex relationship that Buddhists have with eating meat.
Plane wreckage burns near the airport in Katmandu, Nepal, following an accident that killed 19 people aboard.
September 28, 2012 Nineteen climbers died in a Nepalese plane crash today, following last Sunday's avalanche that killed nine people. There've been several deadly plane crashes in Nepal in the past 10 years, increasing risk for people trekking in the mountainous country.
April 29, 2008 The Olympic torch relay makes it complicated for climbers hoping to ascent Mount Everest.
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