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May 28, 2016
Death on Everest leads to risky effort to recover bodies
The mountain is speckled with corpses. Nearly 300 people have died on Mount Everest in the century or so since climbers have ...
May 27, 2016
As bodies return from Everest, relatives struggle to cope
Climbers on Friday found the body of one of two Indians who went missing near the top of Mount Everest, while a helicopter ...
May 26, 2016
Body of Dutch climber who died on Everest recovered
A helicopter on Thursday retrieved the body of a Dutch climber who died last week on Mount Everest, while attempts were being ...
May 23, 2016
Czech hydro plant atop hill becomes top tourist attraction
Climb a peak at the heart of the Jeseniky mountain range in northeastern Czech Republic and there's an unexpected reward: As ...
May 22, 2016
Kruijswijk opens up big Giro lead after mountain time trial
Dutch rider Steven Kruijswijk had a strong performance in a mountain time trial and opened up a potentially decisive lead in ...
May 21, 2016
Dutch, Australian climbers die after reaching Everest summit
A Dutch man and an Australian woman died of apparent altitude sickness while descending from the summit of Mount Everest in ...
May 12, 2016
Wellens wins first mountain finish of Giro; Dumoulin leads
Belgian rider Tim Wellens won the first mountain-top finish of the Giro d'Italia on Thursday while Dutchman Tom Dumoulin ...
May 12, 2016
2 Brits, Mexican are 1st foreigners on Everest in 2 years
Two British and a Mexican climber on Thursday became the first foreigners to scale Mount Everest in two years together with ...
April 10, 2016
Migrants stuck in limbo in Serbia after Balkan route closure
Walking a winding path inside a thick oak forest at the border between Serbia and Croatia, Jiyan Ali cannot believe his ...
March 30, 2016
Family of missing US speed flyer hopes he's still alive
The family of an American extreme sports enthusiast who went missing in the Swiss Alps over the weekend said Wednesday ...
March 29, 2016
Swiss police suspend search for American missing in Alps
Authorities in Switzerland have suspended their search for an American extreme sports enthusiast missing in the Alps since ...
March 29, 2016
Rescue under way for climbers, snowshoer on Mount Rainier
A Norwegian climber was presumed dead Monday on Mount Rainier and two other people were safely airlifted off the mountain ...
March 18, 2016
UK's highest mountain, Ben Nevis, officially gets taller
Britain's highest mountain has got a little taller — at least on paper. Cartographers say Ben Nevis, in the Scottish ...
March 13, 2016
Italian investigators study dynamics of deadly avalanche
Relatives of six backcountry skiers who were killed in an avalanche in the Italian Alps paid their final respects Sunday as ...
March 12, 2016
Police: 6 backcountry skiers dead in Italian Alps avalanche
An avalanche struck high in the Italian Alps on Saturday, killing six backcountry skiers and injuring another as a swath of ...
February 29, 2016
2 hikers die in snow storm in eastern Spain
Emergency services in Spain say they have found the bodies of two female hikers who got caught in a snow storm while walking ...
January 14, 2016
Alps avalanche: Teacher questioned by police in hospital
A French prosecutor says the teacher who accompanied high school students swept away by a deadly avalanche in the French Alps ...
January 13, 2016
French Alps avalanche kills 3, leaves 3 others injured
A deadly avalanche hit a high school group skiing in the French Alps on Wednesday, killing two students and a Ukrainian skier ...
December 22, 2015
Massive mountain of soil, waste blamed for China landslide
Authorities blamed an enormous, man-made mountain of soil and waste for the collapse of nearly three dozen buildings that ...