When Mt. Everest's base camp is enough

Jun 16, 2017
Climbing Mt. Everest may seem like something you’d never do — and you probably won’t. But what about getting to Everest base camp? That seems more accessible, and just as exciting and Instagram-worthy. All you have to do is hike along narrow paths and up steep inclines, withstand freezing temperatures and acclimate to high altitudes […]

Everest Industrial Complex

Oct 2, 2015
Quartz and Marketplace look back at the Mount Everest avalanche in April.

The costs of climbing Mount Everest

Apr 21, 2014
Sherpas in Nepal consider a strike following last week's avalanche. We look at the influence of money on the most dangerous climb of all.

Explorer David Breashears on economic risk

Jun 29, 2012
Filmmaker, explorer and mountaineer David Breashears is no stranger to risk. He discusses the many parallels he sees in his work and in economic risk.

What it takes to climb Mount Everest

May 22, 2012
Four people have died recently trying to get to the top of Mount Everest. Outside Magazine's Nick Heil discusses the dangers that come with trying to summit the world's highest mountain, and the big business that's growing out of it.