The mountain rescue service in the Black Forest has a lot to deal with during the ski season. The emergency hotline rings off the hook. Broken bones and exhausted skiers are all in a day's work for the volunteers.
At least a dozen climbers have been killed in an avalanche on Mount Everest, in what is the worst recorded accident on the world's highest peak. It has come early in the climbing season.
Most Nepalese Sherpa guides on Mount Everest are planning to leave the mountain after a meeting at which they voted to abandon this year’s climbing season after an avalanche killed at least 13 of their comrades.
Nepal's Sherpas have demanded more compensation for the families of local guides killed in Friday's avalanche on Mount Everest. It was the deadliest accident ever on the world's highest peak.
Recovery workers on Mount Everest have found the body of a 13th guide. Authorities have ruled out hope of finding any more survivors from the deadliest accident ever on the world's highest peak.
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