Mount Everest

The incredible story of Poorna Malavath, the girl who climbed Mt Everest at 13

The incredible story of Poorna Malavath, the girl who climbed Mt Everest at 13<p>Poorna Malavath, now 16 years old, has known fear only twice in her …

List-Worthy

Nepal to remeasure height of Everest following major 2015 earthquake

If you search “official height of Mount Everest,” the Internet will churn out an instant answer of 29,029 feet. But that might not be the case, according to government of Nepal, which announced Friday it will conduct a new measurement of the mountain, citing possible changes due to seismic activity.<p>…

Sports

The Lincecum mystery, an Everest battle and the future of head injuries in football

rantnrave:// The Aaron Hernandez story gets sadder. The former Patriots star was posthumously diagnosed with severe CTE. His lawyer said Hernandez's …

Two Female Climbers Set Out To Climb 50 Peaks For Equality, But Learned A Different Lesson

Climbers Melissa Arnot and Maddie Miller had a grand plan. They were going to climb 50 peaks in Colorado in an effort to raise awareness of women's …

Outdoors

Nepal launches 'pride project' to find out Everest's real height

Nepal has launched a "national pride" project to measure the height of Mount Everest, following in the footsteps of India and China.<p>The project is partly to ascertain whether a huge earthquake in 2015 affected the height of the world’s tallest mountain, but is also intended for Nepal to catch up …

Earthquakes

Nepal to check Mt Everest's height

Nepal will measure Mount Everest afresh to settle a controversy over the height of the world's tallest peak, especially after some estimates …

Earthquakes

Mountaineering, A Fad for China’s Rich

On May 23, Wang Jing, co-founder of the Chinese outdoor equipment brand Toread, published a post on Weibo, China’s wildly popular microblogging website: “Right now, it has been exactly three years since my 2014 ascent of Mount Everest,” she wrote. The status was accompanied by a photo of Wang …

China

Ex-Bok: Players of colour treated unfairly

2017-09-22 11:24<p>Tonderai Chavhanga (Gallo Images)<p>Cape Town - Former Springbok wing <b>Tonderai Chavhanga</b> is saddened that transformation in South African …

Sport (South Africa)

Polish climbers hope to make historic winter conquest of K2

Polish climbers hope to pull off one of the last big feats of mountaineering in coming months by scaling K2, the world’s second highest peak and the …

Outdoors

Nepalese Woman Chases British Tourist on a Mountain Path After Row Over Cup of Tea

A British woman and her teenage stepson had to flee for their lives while trekking in Nepal after they were chased down a mountain path by a local …

Nepal to re-measure Mt Everest amid reports of change in height after 2015 earthquake

<b>Kathmandu:</b> For the first time, Nepal will re-measure the height of the Mt Everest on its own, amid reports that the height of the world's highest …

Earthquakes

Simply put: Why Nepal wants to measure height of Mount Everest again, and alone

Written by Yubaraj Ghimire | Kathmandu |<p>Mount Everest is 8,848 metres high — including snow cap — according to last survey by India, conducted in …

Some of the kids lack self-confidence, others struggle with anxiety. At Spotlight Kids Theatre, they all have a role to play.

Everybody’s got talent at Spotlight Kids Theatre.<p>The nonprofit theater serves youths ages 3-20, in Brighton, Commerce City and other north metro …

Denver

Why You Should Do the One Camera, One Lens Challenge

There are many reasons and advantages for using different lenses for your photography, especially when you’re doing it for commercial work or …

Cameras

Above & Beyond Mount Everest

<b>How trail-running legend Kilian Jornet’s record-breaking ‘run’ up the world’s highest peak has redefined the boundaries of our sport – and the very</b> …

Outdoors

How a 19th century Bengali mathematician first calculated the height of Mount Everest

Radhanath Sikdar was a ‘human computor’ working under the British during the Great Trigonometric Survey of India.<p>A guide to the Indian heart of these …

India

Bodies Of Dead Climbers On Everest Are Serving As Guideposts

There have been over 200 climbing deaths at Everest and many of the bodies remain at the mountain to serve as a grave reminder for those who …

Outdoors

Flooding from Hurricane Harvey actually warped Earth's crust

Harvey's 275 trillion pounds of water was a heavy weight to carry.<p>The record-setting floods that resulted from Hurricane Harvey are difficult to …

Earth

The unsung corner of Spain that's perfect for a last blast of summer

Telegraph Travel readers offer advice on where to go for a last blast of summer.<p>This week's winning letter<p>Late summer in the sierras<p>The quest for late summer sunshine may end closer to home than you think, in the heart of rural Spain. Two hours west of Madrid and north of Talavera lies the national …

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Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) New Delhi's Rendezvous with Mountaineers Arunima Sinha and Raha Moharrak

The event was aimed to spread the message that no physical and social barriers can let down a person.

Leadership

The mystery of Namibia's desert 'fairy circles'

Thousands of "fairy circles" stretch out across the Namib Desert. But what's behind the vast polka-dot pattern? Scientists are at odds.<p>Humans have …

World News

Richard Christiansen: Where Dragons Live

Welcome back to Pardon My French! Kicking off the new season with my good friend Richard. Since the day I met him, I’ve always been curious about the …

Serena Williams Shares Post-Baby Photo and She Looks Amazing

Gorgeous!<p>Serena Williams gave birth to her precious daughter Alexis two weeks ago and now she's on Snapchat putting on her jean shorts and looking oh so fine.<p>Not that women have any obligation to "bounce back" after giving birth — not immediately, not ever — but she obviously feels great and she …

Serena Williams

B.C. filmmaker examines reconstruction efforts in Nepal

Nick Versteeg promised Nepalese people he would return after massive 2015 earthquake<p>The heartbeat of a nation can be found in the resilience of its …

British Columbia

Rangers make special road trip seeking preseason inspiration

For those who believe the Rangers winning the Stanley Cup constitutes a miracle — with one in the past 77 years supporting that proposition — then …

Alain Vigneault

Watch These People Narrowly Avoid Being Killed By Several Natural Disasters

Volcanoes are utterly glorious things – Earth’s forges and crucibles, and the greatest firework shows you’ll ever see. They are, of course, also sometimes incredibly dangerous, particularly when they haven’t erupted in some time and take people by surprise. Take this clip here of a person, possibly …

The Outside 40th Anniversary Issue

Whose <i>Woods</i> These Are<p>My childhood in nature<p>Discover<p>A Single Narrow <i>Gasping</i> Lung<p>Murdering the impossible on Mount Everest<p>Gamble<p>Some Kind of <i>Calling</i><p>The ranch that saved me<p>Build<p><i>Calamity</i> at Every Turn<p>Riding 350 desolate, rattlesnake-infested miles on the Pony Express trail<p>Go Long<p>Going <i>Rogue</i><p>Kimi Werner, …

Lance Armstrong

He’s walked the Antarctic, climbed Mount Everest and chopped off his own frostbitten fingers – but for explorer Ranulph Fiennes, taking photos is the hardest part of the job

Ranulph Fiennes has walked from pole to pole, crossed the Antarctic unsupported, discovered a lost city in the desert, climbed Mount Everest at 65, …

A Single Narrow Gasping Lung

Tenzing Norgay wasn’t buying it. Neither were the five other Sherpas who’d summited Mount Everest since 1953, when Tenzing and Edmund Hillary first knocked the bastard off. The Euros had been too fast—too fast to have climbed the mountain with bottled oxygen, let alone without it. But such was the …

Outdoors

Into Rarified Air

When you’re the editor of <i>Outside</i>, you get a canvas at least as big as the world, so singling out one most memorable piece is no easy call. But a story that continues to resonate more than 20 years later is “Into Thin Air” (September 1996), Jon Krakauer’s account of the May 1996 tragedies on Mount …