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Mount Everest

Mount Everest
Mount Everest

First-ever all-Black American expedition up Mount Everest vying for more than the summit

Climbers versed in both mountaineering and expanding participation in outdoor recreation hope their mission to the top of Mount Everest opens doors for people of color.

Outdoors

Longtime Colorado author dug deep, and found treasures in iconic Cheley camps’ past

Mary Taylor Young sorted through lots of camp archives, and the memories of third- and fourth-generation Cheleys, to put together a history that touched thousands of campers

SunLit Interviews

Colorado climber, moviemaker documents quest to solve one of Mount Everest’s lasting mysteries

Renan Ozturk directed two documentaries for National Geographic, capturing a mission to find the long-lost body of Sandy Irvine, who was last seen with George Mallory just below the peak of Mount Everest in 1924.

Outdoors

For one Colorado family, a son’s Everest ascent was a 36-hour exercise in anxiety

Pete Lowry's ascent of Mount Everest left his family back home in Colorado agonizing for 36 hours

Coloradans

Colorado climber stepped over newly dead bodies to summit Everest. He’s still wrestling with what it all means.

Commercial concerns, cultural differences, rough weather and big crowds all contributed to an unusually lethal season on Mount Everest

Outdoors

A Crested Butte adventurer is skiing to the South Pole like ice is an endangered species

Eric Larsen could break the speed record for 700-plus mile journey, but he hopes the adventure will amplify discussion of climate change, melting polar ice caps

Coloradans