A Bay Area climber who survived avalanches followed by a massive earthquake in Nepal is refusing to come home, determined to help injured climbers get back to safety.
Tens of thousands of Nepalese braced against terrifying aftershocks Sunday while digging for survivors in the devastation wrought by a massive earthquake that killed thousands.
Dan Fredinburg, an executive at Google and self-described adventurer, died in the 7.8 magnitude quake that struck Nepal on Saturday.
Hundreds Perish In Devastating Nepal Quake; Historic Buildings Crumble, Deadly Avalanches On Everest
A powerful earthquake shook Nepal on Saturday, killing more than 1,180 people, collapsing modern houses and centuries-old temples, and triggering a landslide on the slopes of Mount Everest.
A Bay Area man says he feels lucky that he survived an avalanche that killed at least 13 people on Mount Everest.
KCBS has obtained photos from an American who was on the mountain when the deadly avalanche happened Friday. At least 12 of the guides were killed, and four others are missing. Several more were hurt.
Mount Everest gets all the credit, but Hawaii’s Mauna Kea (an idle volcano that’s been around for, you know, a million years) is technically the world’s tallest mountain. Technically. While it stands 13,800ft above sea level, more than two thirds of the hill is actually submerged underwater, which brings the total height to 33,136ft.
After ascending Mt. Everest half a dozen times, a Nepalese man who lives in Richmond reached another high point as he took the oath of U.S. citizenship on Tuesday.
The 30th annual San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival showcases inspirational digital and interactive media.