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    1. 10 things you did not know about Nepal

      mig.me via Yahoo! Singapore NewsJan 29 01:26 AM

      Did you know you can get 4G Internet connection at the summit of Mount Everest? The post 10 things you did not know about Nepal appeared first on migme.

    2. Charlie Linville twice tried to climb Mount Everest but never made it due to devastating natural disasters on and near the world's highest mountain. But the Afghanistan veteran who lost a lower leg in combat is determined to reach the top -- hoping to serve as an inspiration to others.

    3. Inspired by Cape Horn rounding, US duo aims at next VOR

      The Associated Press via Yahoo! SportsFeb 12 01:20 PM

      With the wind - and their competitors - at their backs, Charlie Enright and Mark Towill rounded Cape Horn and allowed themselves a few seconds to savor the accomplishment. Considered the nautical equivalent of reaching the summit of Mount Everest, the rounding came in daylight on March 30, going 30 knots downwind on the fifth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. ''This race is mentally taxing like you ...

    4. At 8848m above sea level, Mount Everest is the highest mountain on Earth. Every year, adventurers all around the world travel to Nepal, the home country of Everest, to go all the way to the top. But the journey is hellish and some don’t make it back alive. One Australian, Pete Wells, managed to reach the summit in 2010 and make it back in one piece. He spoke to Lifehacker Australia about his ...

    5. Brian Stoudnour carries his son Griffin, 7, up the hill in front of their Fairlee, Vt. home after a sled run as Ronan Stoudnour, 3, walks up at right Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016. Griffin has Duchenne muscular dystrophy, regarded as the most severe and most common form of the progressive degenerative disease.

    6. In 2015, 28 people died while taking selfies.

    7. Just trekking to Mount Everest's base camp is a major accomplishment. How about motorcycling to it? India-based Nomadic Knights offers Rode to Everest, a 14-day guided motorcycle tour that starts in Kathmandu, Nepal, crosses into Tibet and visits its many wonders, including the fabled city of Lhasa...

    8. Mount Everest survivor to speak in Hutch

      Hutchinson NewsFeb 02 06:31 PM

      Dr. Beck Weathers, a pathologist and amateur climber who survived an adventure on Mount Everest, will deliver the Feb. 16 talk in the Dillon Lecture Series.

    9. Mountaineer Kei Taniguchi fell to her death while climbing this week in the snowy Daisetsuzan range in northern Japan's Hokkaido prefecture. She was 43. Taniguchi, who climbed Mount Everest in 2007, became the first woman to receive the prestigious Piolet d'Or (Golden Ice Axe) mountaineering award...

    10. 'Everest' review: Trouble on the mountain

      Baltimore SunFeb 09 02:25 AM

      It sounds bizarre, considering "Everest" — a fairly good, extremely grueling movie as far as it goes — tracks the true-life fortunes of a battered group of climbers to the highest place on Earth. Yet somehow it doesn't go far enough. In May 1996, eight climbers died on Mount Everest: three on the...

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