Renowned mountaineer Nazir Sabir, the first Pakistani to have climbed Mount Everest, talks candidly about his brushes with death and his love of the region he calls "the best-kept secret" in Asia.
Mountaineer and filmmaker David Breashears treks up Mount Everest to display photographs of coal mining and melting glaciers at 17,723 feet.
On the eve of China's ban on foreign travel in Tibet, Asia Society's Director of Education provides a personal look at the country's people, scenery and monasteries.
The summits of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse and Makalua on December 8, 2011. (Ivan Borisov /Flickr)
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