Alyssa Azar recently became the youngest Australian to reach the summit of Mt Everest. AG spoke to her about her epic feat, amid increased controversy surrounding the dangers of taking on the world’s highest peak.
In this funny snippet from Jon Muir’s Trailblazers Talk on Tuesday night, the renowned Aussie adventurer talks about a particular feeling of relief he had when reaching the summit of Mt Everest.
Listen to founding Australian Geographic editor Howard Whelan in conversation with veteran mountaineer Greg Mortimer – the first Australian to summit Everest, K2, Annapurna II and Chongtar in the Himalaya.
More than 60 years after the first ascent of Mt Everest by Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary, we talk to mountaineer Greg Mortimer about the first Australian ascent of the world’s highest peak.
The terrifying moment that a deadly avalanche hit Mt Everest Base Camp was caught on film.
As the Mt Everest climbing season prematurely ends, the Sherpas will still be the ones most affected.
Australian husband and wife team have survived cancer and now they’ve survived the climb up the world’s highest mountain.
History & Culture
It’s been 60 years since two men first claimed Everest’s summit, but hundreds still attempt it every year.
Andrew Lock was the first Australian to climb all 14 of the world’s mountains higher than 8000m.