Tag Archive: mountaineering


Climbing Mount Everest has become dangerously popular. LastWeekTonight‘s John Oliver explains why.

The Cerro Paine Grande peak in Chile’s Torres del Paine National Park, by photographer P. Orbital.

Camp 2 at Ama Dablam peak in the Himalayas at 22,349 feet, photographed by Saulius Damulevicius.

Sunset at the Matterhorn, Switzerland, by photographer Sylvia Michel.

Taft Point, Yosemite National Park, California, by photographer Daniel Taipale.

The peak of Täschhorn, a 14,734-ft spire in the Swiss Alps, photographed by Ben Tibbetts.

The Red Barrier, part of the Dolomites of Italy’s Alps, by Max Rive Photography.

The Matterhorn lit by hikers at night, photographed by Robert Bösch.

  

Ice climber Mike Stuart tackles Athabasca Glacier in Canada before an aurora, by photographer Paul Zizka.

Mt. Ai-Petry at night, Crimea, Ukraine.

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