The Nepalese government is considering imposing tough new measures against mountaineers spoiling the peak.
Robin Haynes Fisher wrote on Instagram last week that he had delayed his trek to the Himalayan summit in hopes of smaller crowds.
It came during a season that has been plagued by bad weather and overcrowding on the peak.
For centuries mountaineers and researchers have been searching for the Yeti so could his "footprints" been found by the Indian army?
Burabay National Park takes its name from the lake and the town nearby. Wild nature, in a mosaic of hills, steppes, forests and lakes, stretches for 835 square kilometers. One of the best ways to enjoy this wild nature is on horse back, while there is also a diverse abundance of flora and fauna.
The Shahdag mountain resort in Azerbaijan is renowned for its amazing rocks, high mountain herds and flocks and the traditional way of life of local villagers.
It’s the perfect place to explore the Greater Caucasus range.
People gathered at the summit of Mount Fuji before dawn on Sunday to view the sunrise on the first day of the climbing season.
Yosemite's trademark peak proves too much for American pair who fall to their deaths.
The zoologist was separated from his climbing group on April 29 to attempt a solo summit without oxygen.
The Mtirala National Park in Georgia's autonomous republic of Adjara is a protected site and a paradise for hiking, bird-watching and adventure!
From breathtaking views to extreme sports, Okatse Canyon has lots to offer visitors
18 years ago he survived cancer but developed diabetes while receiving chemotherapy; 3 years ago, he survived a coma after being struck by a car while researching wildlife in the Pirin Mountains of Bulgaria; now he is missing on a Tibetan mountain.
Russian-Polish mountaineer Denis Urubko planned to attempt the first winter ascent of K2 with a team of climbers, but abandoned base camp on Saturday after arguing with the expedition leader.
French climber, Elisabeth Revol, recounted to the AFP how she was rescued from Pakistan's "Killer Mountain" and why she was forced to leave her partner behind.
France's Elisabeth Revol is saved by Poland's Winter Climbing team, but Tomasz Mackiewicz remains stuck at 7000m.
New laws designed to reduce accidents in the Himalayas mean that solo mountaineers and climbs by some disabled people will be banned
In this edition of Focus, we are off to Cameroon, to discover the incredible diversity of this country, described by many as “Africa in Miniature”.
Australia's world famous Uluru/ Ayers Rock will be closed to climbers from 2019. The ban is set to be enforced from the 26th October 2019 exactly 34 years after the rock was handed back to its original owners.
Encircled by a range of breathtaking mountains, Almaty is Kazakhstan’s jewel in the crown.
The Bolivian Skyrace is billed as one of the world's most difficult races. Which other races can runners use to test their endurance?
What are the mechanisms that allow us to adapt to extreme altitude and lack of oxygen?
Three climbers have died on Mount Everest and another is missing in a busy and tragic weekend on the world’s highest mountain, according to officials and expedition…
The "Swiss Machine" died in a fall while preparing to climb Mount Everest in Nepal.
Hugh Herr ''a future world without disability''
Russia's Valery Rozov has beaten his own world basejumping record in the Himalayas
Canadian Brandon Semenuk flipped and flew his bike down a treacherous mountain course to win the 11th running of the Red Bull Rampage, his second victory in the…