MountainZone.com is your definitive source for online Everest coverage. This page is a directory of all the stories related to Mount Everest, from live cybercasts of the '97, '98, '99, '00, '02, '03, and 2004 climbs, to interviews and profiles of climbers, scientific information, an array of features and multimedia presentations...
"Our summit day was perfect, no wind, nothing. However, my socks were a bit damp. I thought I was getting blisters on my big toes, later realizing my feet were a bit cold..."
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NEWS & FEATURES
Data collected on the '98 Everest Expedition suggests there may be no 29,000 foot peaks.
The four-time Everest summiter keeps a low profile, and keeps getting to the top.
The legendary climber died in an avalanche during a winter ascentstory; climbing resume; rare audio and photos; his last interview; and worldwide responses to his death.
Multimedia cybercast follows Todd Burleson's team with daily photos, stories, and audio satellite dispatches from the climbers.
Audio updates from Kathmandu to the summit and back. Fully transcribed. Browse the highlights:
It All Begins with a Fish Puja (Todd Burleson)
A Prayer from Thyangboche (Todd Burleson)
Boukreev's Summit Story (Todd Burleson)
Leaving for the Summit Bid (Todd Burleson)
Rescue from the South Col (Todd Burleson)
Facing the Great Unknown (Todd Burleson)
Third Time to the Summit (Wally Berg)
Through The Khumbu Icefall
High Altitude Physiology
Cleaning Up Everest
Seashells on the Summit of Everest
"I've been to Everest eight times now, and it never ceases to amaze me that you are always, always facing the great unknown..." Todd Burleson, Mountain Guide
Exclusive interview with the legendary Himalayan climber as he prepared to lead the Indonesian team to the first summit of the year.
Mountain guide Eric Simonson gives the blow by blow on the other side of Everest.
Photos and daily journal of the classic trek from Kathmandu through the Himalayas of Nepal. Rich in culture, lore, and climbing history.
Jon Krakauer debates the 1996 tragedy with guides Anatoli Boukreev and Lopsang Sherpa.
"The night was overpoweringly empty. The black silhouette of Lhotse lurked half-sensed, half-seen, still below. Mostly there was nothing. We hung suspended in a timeless void. Intense cold penetrated... nothing to do but shiver and wait for the sun to rise." Tom Hornbein, 1963 bivy at 28,000'
Includes audio from Tom Hornbien, Neal Beidleman, Anatoli Boukreev and Charlotte Fox.
Bulletins hit the Web days before traditional news sources picked up the story. Over a dozen climbers missing after dark on Everest.
Lead climbing sherpa on Fischer's team dies months later on Everest. Archived video with Lopsang.
Hear Fischer's satellite phone from a cybercast climb on Kilimanjaro in January 1996.
Interview with Peter Horton who portrayed Scott Fischer in the ABC movie, Into Thin Air: Death on Everest.