Mount Everest

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Undated handout photo issued  of Robin Haynes Fisher on his way to climb Mount Everest. Photograph: Kristyn Carriere/PA Wire

A British climber has become the latest fatality on the slopes of Mount Everest. Robin Haynes Fisher (44) died on his descent after reaching the sum(...)

A queue of mountain climbers waiting to stand at the summit of Mount Everest this week. Photograph:  Handout/Project Possible/AFP/Getty Images

The world’s highest mountain peak, which has claimed the lives of two Irish men in the last ten days, has long been known as one of the most dangerous(...)

Satellite readings have suggested the impact of a 2015  earthquake reduced Everest’s height . Photograph: /John McConnico/file/AP

Anyone who aspires to climb Mount Everest might already be one inch closer to their goal. Indian scientists have announced they will send an expedit(...)

A 26-year-old tax trainee has reportedly become the youngest Irish person to reach the summit of Mount Everest. Photograph: Mortell - Everest Record Expedition 2016

A 26-year-old tax trainee has reportedly become the youngest Irish person to reach the summit of Mount Everest. Rob Mortell, from Limerick, reached (...)

View of Mount Everest from Syangboche in Nepal. Photograph: Reuters/Gopal Chitrakar

Over the years, as Mount Everest attracted larger crowds of amateur climbers from the West, the Sherpas adjusted: to a slower ascent, to traff(...)

Two Irish adventurers from Cork and Kerry will attempt to reach the North Pole this season. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

The Irish adventurers who are making another attempt to reach the North Pole this season have spent a night in a freezer this week to test thei(...)