Man films terrifying ordeal after falling into 70-foot crevasse

Dr. John All was taking snow samples on his own on Mount Himlung—in Nepal's Himalayas—when the glacier broke under his feet. He fell into a 70-foot crevasse and suffered multiple injuries, but he managed to escape using an ice pick, filming himself during an agonizing adventure that lasted six hours. » 5/23/14 9:52pm 5/23/14 9:52pm

Terrifying van ride up the Himalayas would scare the life out of me

So like... Uhh... Yeah... Oh my... this is just the van ride up to the Himalayas. As in, this scariness is only the beginning of something even scarier (that would be climbing the damn thing). Mick Fowler shot this video of his van driving up the mountain and it's so close to the edge of the cliff—we're talking inches… » 11/18/13 9:08pm 11/18/13 9:08pm

Future Victim of Everest to Ride Down Mountain on a Unicycle

The words "extreme" and "unicycle" should never be uttered in the same breath—unless you are referring to British mountaineer Steve Colligan. Starting next week he will attempt to traverse a 600-mile stretch of the Himalayas from Lhasa in Tibet to Kathmandu in Nepal, via Everest base camp riding on a mountain… » 9/15/08 1:45pm 9/15/08 1:45pm

Japanese Scientist Off to Catch Yeti with Camera Array, Again

Yeti hunter Yoshiteru Takahashi and a crew of six experienced mountaineers are off to the Himalayas to try to get undeniable evidence of the existence of the fabled primitive humanoid. Again. This time they are going to install an array of state-of-the-art motion-sensitive cameras along a ridge at 14,000 feet high.… » 8/14/08 3:40pm 8/14/08 3:40pm