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Video Shows The Avalanche That Hit Everest Base Camp After Earthquake

This is terrifying. German climber Jost Kobusch was at Everest Base Camp as the earthquake that devastated Nepal, hit Everest too. You can see the people realise the ground was shaking and then immediately get hit by a horrific avalanche right after. So sad.


First Ultra HD Video Of Mount Everest And The Himalayas Made My Jaw Drop

Wow. What a stunner. This breathtaking video was shot from above 20,000 feet and captures the Himalayas in such clear detail that I actually gasped when I watched it. You get to see Mount Everest, Ama Dablam and Lhotse in their natural glory and the view is just majestic. I don’t think I’ll ever get closer than this.


The Clearest Aerial Shots Of The Himalayas Ever

Equipped with the most-advanced gyro stabilised camera in the world, the team at Teton Gravity Research flew from Kathmandu to Mount Everest, capturing the first ultra HD footage ever shot above 6000m. I’ve never seen these mountains look so beautiful.


Virtually Tour The Path Of Everest's Deadliest Climbing Accident

The April 18 avalanche on Mount Everest that killed 16 Sherpas training for an ascent has been declared the deadliest mountaineering accident ever recorded on the peak. Now Discovery has created an immersive web experience to help illustrate what happened.


Nepal Will Force Each Everest Climber To Collect 8kg Of Rubbish

Mount Everest might be the be-all, end-all of mountaineering, but it’s also a dumping ground for the climbers striving upon its face — which is littered, as National Geographic puts it, “with garbage leaking out of the glaciers and pyramids of human excrement befouling the high camps.” This week, Nepal announced a new rule aimed at cleaning it up.


This BASE Jump Off Mount Everest Is Absolutely Insane

Earlier this month, 48-year-old Russian BASE jumper Valery Rozov took a leap off Mount Everest from an elevation of 23,687 feet. It’s the highest ever BASE jump to date, some 60 years after Everest was first summited.


Two Billion Pixel Photo Is The Safest Way To Explore Mount Everest

Not only has filmmaker David Breashears climbed Mount Everest on five different occasions, he’s visited the world’s tallest peak 15 times in his career as he works to document the effects of climate change on the mountain. And fortunately for those of us who will never have the chance to see Everest in real life, let alone climb it, Breashers created a stunning gigapixel photo of the mountain and the Khumbu glacier earlier in the year.


There's A Ridiculous Traffic Jam Of People Trying To Climb Mount Everest

Even though four people died trying to climb Mount Everest last weekend, and even if reaching the summit costs more than a Porsche, it’s not stopping people from attempting to scale the highest point on Earth. In fact, there’s so many people trying to climb Mount Everest that it’s causing a human traffic jam.


How Much Does It Cost To Climb Mount Everest?

Alan Arnette has an excellent post on Outside detailing the costs of reaching Earth’s highest summit, Mount Everest. I’ve never thought about it before but it totally makes sense that there are a lot of things that go on to make that climb, right? And all those things cost a lot of money! Like $US83,000.


There's A Solar Powered Webcam Near The Top Of Mount Everest

OK, I think it’s official. There’s nowhere on the planet you can escape the glare of a camera lens. Scientists from Italy have installed a solar powered, web enabled camera near the top of Mount Everest — and everybody’s invited to watch.