It is commonly-accepted knowledge that there was a Rolex on the summit of Everest in 1953. In reality, it was the swansong of a now-defunct English brand called Smiths.
COVID-19 has hit the Indian tourism industry hard: an industry professional shares his personal struggles, thoughts, and advice.
What makes it so difficult for Indian women to take up climbing? A few female climbers offer insight into an entry barrier posed at the intersection of patriarchy and personal safety.
Massive over-tourism on India's Stok Kangri, 6154m, in Ladakh, finally led All Ladakh Tour Operators Association (ALTOA) to ban all activities for three years. Here is ALTOA’s exclusive statement.
At Christmas, we ask: what allows us to have the experience of trail-running or mountain-climbing in the first place? The luxuries of time and money not spent on survival.
A little over a year ago, I co-founded an organization called Climate Neutral. The intent of this organization is to create, distribute, and certify a label that we call Climate Neutral Certified.
Between waiting her turn for the rescue chopper and summiting in silence one year later, Andrea Sherpa-Zimmermann relies on her husband, a native Sherpa, as her guide on Everest.
Views of this embattled species range from “all bears are violent and unpredictable” to “OMG, I just want to hug a bear". But is it ethically right to kill a bear, if not for food?