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Japanese climber dies on eighth Mount Everest climb attempt

4 months, 28 days ago
TOKYO: A Japanese climber who lost nearly all his fingers on Everest has died on his eighth attempt to summit the mountain. Nobukazu Kuriki, in his mid-thirties, fell ill and was descending on Monday when his team lost contact with him,…

French climber recalls horror descent from ‘killer mountain’

8 months, 18 days ago
A French mountaineer who was rescued in a dramatic night-time operation on Pakistan’s “killer mountain” has told how she had to leave her weak and bleeding climbing partner and descend the peak alone in the darkness. Elisabeth Revol,…

Nepali climber, 85, is second to die on Everest in a week

1 year, 5 months ago
KATHMANDU: An 85-year-old Nepali man attempting to become the oldest to climb Mount Everest died at the base camp on Saturday, a hiking official said, the second climber to die in a week while preparing to climb the world's highest…