In this Special Edition: Who reached the summit first? What is the region’s most elusive creature? How do you solve a life-threatening problem? There are quite a few unanswered questions hiding high in the Himalayas. National Geographic goes the extra mile to fully explore the mountain in hopes of finding the answers.
Go behind-the-scenes as a team of elite scientists, climbers, and storytellers trek up the world’s highest peak to conduct trailblazing climate research as part of the National Geographic and Rolex Perpetual Planet Everest Expedition.
The Indian region of Ladakh is suffering from the effects of climate change. On an episode of Overheard at National Geographic, a mechanical engineer creates artificial glaciers in the region, giving desperate farmers water when they need it the most.
Join us as we investigate one of exploration’s most perplexing mysteries: What happened to Andrew “Sandy” Irvine and George Leigh Mallory, who disappeared on June 8, 1924, while attempting the first summit of Everest?