Mount everest

In the short window of a few weeks in May when summiting Everest is possible, at least 11 climbers died, including 3 Indians, according to data provided by the Nepal government. (Photo: AFP)

What happened on Everest this summer

10 min read . 11 Jun 2019
A view of K2, the world’s second highest peak at 8,611m, which Maya Sherpa climbed in 2014. Photo: Alamy

Climbing the K2: Into thin air

8 min read . 08 Jul 2018
A line of climbers on the Lhotse Face, Mount Everest, Solu-Khumbu region, Nepal. Photo: Alamy