Queenslander Francesco Enrico Marchetti climbing Kala Pathar in Khumbu, Nepal. Facebook photo: Francesco Marchetti

Australian climber Francesco Marchetti dies on Mount Everest

An Australian man has died while descending Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak. He died of suspected altitude sickness while trying to reach the summit of Mount Everest on Sunday. The 54-year-old Queenslander,... Read more »
Dr Maria Strydom and her husband

Strydom’s husband vows to bring her body back home, friends set up fundraiser to help

Maria Strydom’s husband Robert Gropel vows not to leave Nepal without her body The husband of Maria Strydom, Melbourne woman who died on Mount Everest, has vowed to bring home the body... Read more »