Category Archive for: ‘Everest News’

Our award-winning film, High & Hallowed: Everest 1963, is now available for purchase or rental through Vimeo-on-Demand. Proceeds will go to relief efforts in Nepal.

Watch “High & Hallowed: Everest 1963” and Support Nepal

I’m proud to announce that our award-winning film,¬†High and Hallowed: Everest 1963, is now available for purchase or rental exclusively …

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Nepal Earthquake: More Updates, and Gear Donations Progress

NOTE: Some have asked, and I have asked myself: Why? Why now? Why me? I didn’t act – outside of …

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Eyes of Buddha at Bodhnath Stupa, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Nepal Earthquake: Update on situation, and how to help

The day is just beginning in Nepal, and news will likely bring more sadness and tragedy. Aftershocks reportedly are still …

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A young girl in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.

Nepal Earthquake: Updates, and What to do and How to help

As most everyone knows by now, there was a devastating, magnitude 7.9 earthquake at midday on April 25, 2015, with …

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Photo of Teddy Norton climbing across the North Face of Everest on June 4, 1924, during his record-setting attempt on the summit. Photo by Howard Somervell.

Everest 1924: Norton & Somervell’s Record Attempt

It was not exactly difficult going, but it was a dangerous place for a single unroped climber, as one slip …

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Charley Mace and Brent Bishop make their way through the chaos and danger of the upper Khumbu Icefall on Mount Everest, Nepal.

Avalanche Kills 13 Sherpa in Khumbu Icefall on Mount Everest

I’ve always marveled at the Sherpa and other Nepali tribes who make their living on the slopes of Everest. By-in-large, …

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Marty Schmidt at Camp 2 on Mount Everest, 2012.

In Memoriam: Marty & Denali Schmidt

Positive energy…those two descriptors, in tandem and alone, are what come to mind immediately when I think of Marty Schmidt. …

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Everest’s West Ridge, World Water Day, and Why Am I Here?

Tom Hornbein on the West Ridge, 1963 I’m about to head out the door on my seventh Everest expedition, this …

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Happy Birthday, Elizabeth Hawley!

Elizabeth Hawley, the amazing, tireless, grande dame of all things Himalayan mountaineering, turns 88 today. A remarkable woman, Hawley has …

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Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake Rocks Nepal…When is the next one?

A massive, magnitude 6.9 earthquake rocked the far eastern region of Nepal yesterday, along its border with the Indian state …

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