Mount Everest sherpas divided over respect for lost colleagues and loss of income

The Nepalese government is considering cancelling all expeditions to the summit of Mount Everest for the rest of the year as rescuers abandoned their search for three Sherpas believed to be among 16 people killed in an avalanche on Friday.

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Avalanche on Mt. Everest leaves Sherpas counting their dead and considering their future

Survivor tells of ominous crack in the darkness as the search continues after at least 12 people are killed

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Mountain climbers face down the Taliban on the Himalayas' killer Nanga Parbat

Last June, 11 climbers were shot on one of the world's highest mountains. So why is Simone Moro now chancing a winter ascent of Nanga Parbat?

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Lifelong secret of Mount Everest pioneer Frank Smythe revealed: I discovered George Mallory's body in 1936

George Mallory's disappearance in 1924 was unsolved for 75 years. But now the son of mountaineer Frank Smythe tells how his father spotted the remains – but decided he had to keep quiet

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