Mount Everest

'Everest' Vacation Bible School Program e-Brochure (Courtesy Group)

1 Million Vacation Bible Schoolers In ‘Everest’-Themed Church Program Sold Before Deadly Earthquake

Call it the Hand of Providence or an awkward coincidence, but this summer more than 1 million children are attending a Mount Everest-themed Vacation Bible School program produced and sold months before the 7.8 magnitude quake struck Nepal, killing nearly 9,000 people and injuring over 23,000.

06/25/2015

Bay Area climber Jon Reiter stayed behind to help aid those injured after surviving a magnitude 7.8 earthquake in Nepal while climbing Mount Everest. (Source: Jon Reiter)

Bay Area Climber Stays Behind To Help After Surviving Nepal Earthquake, Mt. Everest Avalanches

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.

04/26/2015

Quake Damaged Road

Survivors Terrified By Aftershocks From Nepal Quake That Killed Thousands

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.

04/26/2015

Sophia Bush (L) and Google executive Dan Fredinburg arrive at the DoSomething.org and VH1's 2013 Do Something Awards at Avalon on July 31, 2013 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Google Exec, Avid Climber Dan Fredinburg Killed In Massive Nepal Quake

Dan Fredinburg, an executive at Google and self-described adventurer, died in the 7.8 magnitude quake that struck Nepal on Saturday.

04/25/2015

Rescue Effort

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.

04/25/2015

Aftermath of avalanche on Mt Everest.  Photo courtesy of Roger Philipp

Bay Area Climber Survives Deadly Everest Avalanche

A Bay Area man says he feels lucky that he survived an avalanche that killed at least 13 people on Mount Everest.

04/19/2014

Aftermath of avalanche on Mt Everest.  Photo courtesy of Roger Philipp

American Climber Survives Deadly Avalanche On Mount Everest; Shares Photos Of Aftermath

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.

04/18/2014

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Climb The Tallest Mountain In The World In 30 Mins

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.

03/28/2014

Kami Sherpa, a professional mountain climber originally from Nepal, became a United States Citizen during a naturalization ceremony in Oakland on April 9, 2013. (CBS)

Mount Everest Sherpa Becomes U.S. Citizen In Oakland Ceremony

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.

04/09/2013

Scene from 'White Frog,' the opening night film at the SFIAAFF

San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival Preview

The 30th annual San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival showcases inspirational digital and interactive media.

03/05/2012