For some mountaineers, the top of the world also represents the peak of human ambition. But when things go badly high on Everest, as they will sooner or later, difficult moral dilemmas play out…


Everest has long sat at the center of ambition and intrigue, no doubt you have fantasized about the climbing the dangerous mountain yourself. Start by reading The 5 Best Treks In Nepal and The Everest Peace Project. You can practice for Everest on the other side of the world with 6 American Mountains to Climb for Big Adventure and 8 Massive Mountains That Mortals Can Summit.