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  • Discovery Channel
    Discovery Channel's 'Everest Jump Live' with Willie Geist in May
    Discovery Channel has announced NBC News’ Willie Geist as host of EVEREST JUMP LIVE, a two hour epic event in which climber Joby Ogwyn will attempt the first wing suit flight off the summit of Mt. Everest. Geist will also be joined by The...
  • Mount Everest
    Climbers face Everest ban if they don’t produce 18 pounds of trash from the peak
    Mount Everest climbers might find themselves in a world of rubbish, as Nepali officials are now mandating that those who trek the hallowed peak need to bring back at least 18 pounds of trash with them on the way down or face a ban from the...
  • Dark Summit
    Dark Summit - another look at hiking Everest
    Where else in the civilized world would forty people walk past a dying man and not make every effort to try to save him? Or any effort?Nick Heil in this gripping story attempts to explain how something like this could happen. You might even be...
  • Climbers behaving badly, fight on Mt. Everest
    Climbers behaving badly, fight on Mt. Everest
    Unless you’ve been living temporarily off the grid, you’ve already heard about the fight that erupted on Mt. Everest. In mountaineering it’s rare to hear about rocks being thrown or death-threats hurled high into the thin air....
  • North Col
    Trying to be first to scale Mount Everest
    "Above All Things" (Putnam, $26.95), by Tanis Rideout is a historical novel about George Mallory's quest to become the first man to scale Mount Everest. The novel moves between Mallory's third and final attempt to reach the...
  • Tom Hardy
    Tom Hardy to star in Everest
    Tom Hardy is in talks to star as George Mallory in Sony Pictures' upcoming biopic Everest.Directed by Doug Liman, Everest is based on the life of Mallory, an Englishman who climbed Mount Everest three times in the 1920s in an attempt to be the...
  • Hilaree O'Neill
    Everest Climber Hilaree O'Neill Appears in Madison
    The Road Not TakenIn 2012, Hilaree O'Neill climbed Everest and its neighbor, Lhotse, within 24 hours. In doing so, she joined an elite group of alpinists who possess the endurance to link two 8,000-meter peaks in a single push and became sole...
  • Alberta Cross playing live at Amoeba Music
    Climb over to Amoeba to see Everest play a free concert August 21
    Determined to ascend a musical peak? Hike over to Amoeba Music and listen to Everest play a free live concert on Tuesday, August 21, 2012, at 7 p.m.Everest's Joel Graves (guitar, keys, vocals) explains their latest CD is a "hopeful love...
  • Indie Music Mondays:  Everest
    Indie Music Mondays: Everest
    Los Angeles folk rockers Everest recently release their third full-length album, Ownerless. Having toured with Alberta Cross in the early summer, as the year proceeds, this band will be opening with Neil Young and Crazy Horse, Los Lobos and Patti...
  • Everest at 918 F Street
    Everest proves ready to scale the music biz mountain at 918 F Street show
    The L.A.-based rock band called Everest is ready for take-off. The group released its third album, “Ownerless,” this week and is hitting the road, first on a small venue bill with blues-rockers Alberta Cross, then as openers for Neil...
  • Josh Ritter
    The Week Ahead in DC concerts: Everest, Brandi Carlile and Josh Ritter
    From an intimate show by rising rock stars to a triple bill of fine songwriters in one of the area's loveliest outdoor venues, it's another great week for music in the nation's capitol...Tuesday, June 26: Everest at 918 F StreetYou...
  • Everest
    Everest is hitting the road with Neil Young
    Everest will be joining Neil Young on tour this fall. In 2010 they were hand-picked by Young to accompany him on tour and they are excited to once again share the stage with this legendary performer.Also joining Neil Young and Everest for select...
  • Mount Everest peak
    Mount Everest deaths: Fall victim's names released
    After the deaths on Mount Everest over the weekend, officials released the names of the three mountain climbers who died from the fall. Furthermore, two other victims are believed to still be missing from the summit.Nepal officials said the three...
  • Everest expedition to bring Olympic gold medal to the summit
    Everest expedition to bring Olympic gold medal to the summit
    The 2012 Kenton Cool Everest expedition is attempting to fulfill a nintey year old pledge to bring an Olympic gold medal to the summit of Everest.The pledge made by Lt. Colonel Edward Lisle Strutt took place at the closing ceremonies 1924 Olympics...
  • Prince Harry discovers life at 5,000 meters.
    Walking With The Wounded Everest, Prince Harry extends patronage
    Speaking at the official launch of Walking With the Wounded's Everest attempt today, February 10, Prince Harry said that he was proud to be the team's Royal Patron for their latest adventure. Five injured servicemen will be heading up...