High on the slopes of Everest, some 70 sherpas surged over a ridge to see the beating.
A concerned diplomat stared at her eye and asked what had happened on Everest.
More deaths on Everest underscore its problems with overcrowding and unstable weather and geography, writes Nick Heil.
As you may remember, it's a first-person account of the disastrous 1996 climbing season on Everest.
The airplane flew at an altitude higher than that of Mount Everest—about 38,000 feet compared to Everest at 29,000 feet.
Everest had lost his hat and his wet hair stuck to his forehead.
Everest shot from the hip four times,--then his gun stalled.
Everest's arms were pinioned, blows, kicks and curses rained upon him from every side.
"Well, we fixed that guy Everest all right," some one would say.
The North ridge of Everest was clear and bright even before sunrise.
mountain between Nepal and Tibet, named 1865 for Sir George Everest (1790-1866), surveyor-general of India. The Tibetan name is Chomolangma "mother goddess of the world."