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Earth's highest mountain, part of the Himalaya between Nepal and Tibet

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Mount Everest: Earth's highest mountain, part of the Himalaya between Nepal and Tibet
Mount Everest is Earth's highest mountain above sea level, located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas. The international border between Nepal and China runs across its summit point.

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11 tons of trash were taken off Mount Everest. Now, officials are banning single-use plastics

Mount Everest has become littered with trash and bodies in recent years as more adventurers try their luck on scaling the natural wonder.
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Mount Everest climbers may have to prove experience, insurance to get permit from Nepal

After 11 people died on Mt. Everest this spring, Nepal may require climbers to prove they have mountaineering experience and support to get a permit.
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Videos for Mount Everest

The Amazing Ways This Woman Trained To Climb Mt. Everest In A Mere 10 Days [Video]The Amazing Ways This Woman Trained To Climb Mt. Everest In A Mere 10 Days

To get to the top of Mount Everest, it usually takes months. According to Business Insider, it takes that long for a climber's body to adjust to hiking at that altitude. But athlete and nutrition..

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Mount Everest deaths: Inside a deadly climbing season

A look at a treacherous 2019 climbing season on the world's highest peak
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4 bodies recovered from Mount Everest as Nepal seeks help in identifying dead climbers

Nepal is seeking help to identify four climbers whose bodies were brought down from Mount Everest during a particularly deadly climbing season.
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24,000 pounds of garbage removed from Mount Everest

Among the 11 tons of recovered trash from the 45-day project are food wrappers, cans, bottles and empty oxygen cylinders.
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Nepal waits for relatives to claim bodies brought down from Mt. Everest

Nepal on Thursday urged friends and families of four climbers whose bodies were brought down from Mount Everest to come forward and identify them, as the deadliest climbing season since 2015 came to an..
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'Incompetent climbers' drive Everest death toll, top mountaineer says

Stepping over long-dead bodies of frozen climbers as he sought to reach the summit of Everest was something for which Nick Hollis was mentally prepared. But even this seasoned mountaineer could not..
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India's Mount Everest of garbage is astonishing

India's highest dump is on course to outstrip the Taj Mahal in terms of height over the course of the next 12 months.
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Mount Everest's historic climbing season ending after deaths, traffic jams of climbers

Mount Everest blogger Alan Arnette wrote Thursday that one of the last known teams turned around during their summit attempt because of bad weather.
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Stunning video shows the packed peaks of Mount Everest amid deadly season

At least 11 people have died on Mount Everest this season, and new video shared on social media showed the packed conditions climbers are facing.
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Mount Everest deaths "not yet" prompting rule changes in Nepal

More climbing permits were issued by the government this season than ever, contributing to traffic jams cited by climbing veterans as a cause in 11 deaths
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Here's the latest for Wednesday, May 29: Special Counsel Robert Mueller breaks silence; White House says "move on" from Russia probe; Record number of tornadoes in Midwest; Traffic jam on Mount..
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Veteran climber on "especially bad year" on Mount Everest

Jim Davidson spoke with "CBS This Morning" about the dangers on Mount Everest and why this year has been so deadly
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Mount Everest climbers lined up at 'death zone'

Mount Everest climbers are experiencing a line at the "death zone."
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What's causing Mount Everest's deadly season? 381 permits, $11,000 in fees and a long line to the top

At least 11 people have died climbing Mount Everest this year. Many blame Nepal's permit system for overcrowding, though inexperience is also a cause.
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Mandy Moore completes trek to Mount Everest base camp amid deadly climbing season

Mandy Moore reflected on the mountaineers who hiked Mount Everest before her and paid tribute those who have died on the immense mountain.
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Deaths rise on crowded Mount Everest

Nepal's reluctance to limit the number of permits it issues to scale Mount Everest has contributed to dangerous overcrowding, with inexperienced climbers impeding others and causing deadly delays,..
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Another American dies climbing dangerously crowded Mount Everest

Christopher Kulish, an attorney from Colorado, is the second American to die while climbing Mount Everest this year.
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Triumph and tragedy on Mount Everest

Eleven people have died while attempting to summit Mount Everest and world records have been set this climbing season on the world's tallest peak.
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Climber describes scene in Everest's "death zone" : Traffic jams and corpses

An American is the latest climber to die on Mount Everest. Colorado attorney Chris Kulish collapsed on his way back down the mountain, after reaching the summit. He is at least the 11th fatality there..
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'Passed away doing what he loved': Second American dies on Mount Everest in crowded year

Christopher Kulish, 62, a Boulder, Colorado, attorney, became at least the ninth death atop Mount Everest this climbing season amid overcrowding.
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Colorado hiker dies after achieving life goal on Mt. Everest

A Colorado man died Monday after shortly achieving a life's goal of summiting Mount Everest. Christopher Kulish, 62, is the 11th person to die this season in the crowded rush to the top of the world's..
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Another American dies descending from Mount Everest's summit

Chris Kulish's death marks the ninth fatality on the Nepal side this climbing season
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American climber dies on descent from summit of Mount Everest

An American climber died on the descent from the summit of Mount Everest on Monday, a Nepalese official said, taking the number of dead or missing mountaineers on the world's highest mountain to nine..
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'Every minute counts': Another climber dies on Everest as world's tallest peak overcrowds

Robin Haynes Fisher, 44, is at least the eighth climber to die on Mount Everest this year. Many experienced climbers are blaming overcrowding.
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Everest climber warned of overcrowding days before death

A record number of climbers on the world's tallest mountain leads to logjams in the "death zone"
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British climber who warned of Everest overcrowding dies during climb

A British man has died climbing Mount Everest amid a record number of people attempting to scale the world’s highest mountain. Over the weekend, Robin Fisher became the eighth person this year to die..
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British climber dies on Everest as death toll of climbers in Nepal reaches 18

A British climber too weak to descend from Mount Everest died on Saturday, officials said, the eighth climber to die on the world’s tallest mountain and the 18th in Nepal's Himalayas during the..
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9 die on Mount Everest this season amid climbing traffic

Two more climbers have died on Mount Everest, becoming the ninth people to die there since last week. That's more than all of last year. Carter Evans reports.
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Human traffic jam atop Mount Everest's "death zone"

Experienced Everest climbers said it's particularly busy this year, because weather conditions provided only five days where the skies were clear enough to summit
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Three Indian climbers die on crowded slopes of Mount Everest

Three Indian climbers and one Nepali guide died on Mount Everest in the past couple of days, taking to seven the total number killed or missing on the world's highest mountain in this year's climbing..
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Two die after Mount Everest traffic jam of climbers

American Donald Cash, 54, collapsed due to high altitude sickness while at
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Two climbers died on Mount Everest

Two climbers died trying to climb Mount Everest as the result of a traffic jam due to the good weather.
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He climbed the tallest mountain on each continent, then died as he descended Mount Everest

Don Cash, 55, a sales executive from Sandy, Utah, collapsed Wednesday as his expedition was returning from Mount Everest's summit.
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Sixth migrant child died last year in U.S. care; Sherpa breaks his own record with 24th Mount Everest summit.
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Sherpa breaks his own record with 24th Mount Everest summit

For most people, climbing Mount Everest is just a dream. But Nepali mountaineer Kami Rita has reached the world's highest peak 24 times. Major Garrett has his story.
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Nepali scales Everest record 24 times: with one more to go

A Nepali sherpa reached the summit of Mount Everest a record 24th time on Tuesday, an official said, his second ascent in just a week, and he has set his sights on one more climb before he retires.
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Paradise lost: 400 million pieces of trash discovered on beaches of remote tropical islands

We know trash is everywhere on Earth, all the way from the top of Mount Everest to the very bottom of the ocean. Now, giant mounds of it are even washing up on the shores of otherwise pristine..
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Deepest dump? American explorer spots plastic garbage in world's deepest ocean

We know Mount Everest is littered with tons of trash. Now we know garbage has also been spotted at the world's deepest ocean depth.
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Trump says he did 'fantastic.' Pelosi says he did a crime.

Nancy Pelosi says William Barr "lied” to Congress, and bodies are being hauled off Mount Everest. Here’s Thursday’s news.
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World's highest dump? Mount Everest is covered in tons of trash and dead bodies

A clean-up team in Nepal recently brought down more than three tons of garbage from Mount Everest in an effort to rid the peak of pollution.
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Nepal plane hits parked helicopter while taking off, killing three

A small plane operated by a private airline in Nepal hit a parked helicopter on Sunday while preparing to take off in a mountainous area near Mount Everest, killing three people including a co-pilot,..
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Mount Everest glaciers are melting. And it's exposing the bodies of dead climbers

Global warming is causing glaciers on Mount Everest to melt, say experts. And it's also exposing the bodies of dead climbers.
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Trump says the border wall will be tougher to climb than Mount Everest

"They're gonna have to be in extremely good shape to get over this one," Trump said. "They would be able to climb Mount Everest a lot easier I think."
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Donald Trump insists 'the wall is very, very on its way'

President Donald Trump says the wall he envisions in some places along the southern border would be harder to scale than Mount Everest. He says the wall is "very, very on its way" and says people will..
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It's so cold, the Chicago River is smoking

Chicago could see the coldest temperatures ever on-record, colder than Mount Everest or the Arctic.
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Chicago is expected to be colder than Mount Everest base camp

It's also set to be colder than the South Pole
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