October 05, 1987 | Robert Sullivan
When you think of the great mountains of Nepal and Tibet, you think of a ferocious wilderness—barren, windswept, yet starkly beautiful and pristine in its isolation. The facts are more mundane. The Himalayan high...
September 12, 1994 | Edited by Jack McCallum
Sir Edmund Hillary has lent his name to a line of upscale outdoor wear from Canterbury of New Zealand designed to hold up, as the promotional material trumpets, "whether you're assaulting Mount Everest or out for a...
September 19, 1994 | Nicholas Dawidoff
Elizabeth Hawley is the woman to visit for information on the Himalaya
December 27, 1999 | Frank Deford
Pioneer miler and Everest conqueror became, at midcentury, the last great heroes in an era of sea change in sport
December 27, 1999 | Richard Hoffer
They astonished us by going where no athlete had gone before, boldly surmounting the hurdles, both literal and metaphorical