Surviving Disaster: The Avalanche on Mount Everest

At 11:56 a.m. on April 25, 2015, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, killing nearly 10,000 people and injuring more than 23,000. As the earthquake grew in power, the violent shaking caused an ice cliff between Mount Pumori and Mount Lingtren—two peaks that tower over the southern base camp that is used by climbers attempting to … [Read more]