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Take A Peak Will the fledgling climbers reach the summit? Will they die trying? Live! From Mount Everest! It's Global Extremes
Sometime in May, pagers, cellphones, two-ways and e-mail inboxes across America will receive this message: "ASCENT DAY!!! TUNE IN
MOUNTAIN OF THE MISTS
In 1961 a party of climbers led by New Zealander Philip Temple landed on one of these strips, in the highlands northeast of Carstensz Pyramid, ...
Just Say High You have to log on if you want to get a peek over the shoulders of climbers trying to conquer Sharksfin
Climber Pete Takeda has surmounted a brittle ice face at 19000feet, but he says nothing can match the harrowing feeling ofseeing an ...
Livin' It Life on Everest the day the greatest Sherpa died
As word of Babu's death spread, climbers made for the South Ridge, where they snapped pictures of the crevasse that had claimed Babu's life ...
Climbing Clear Up To The Heights
Greg LeMond, a Huck Finn with steel thighs, is the first American to pedal his way to the top ranks of European bike racing royalty
Upwardly Mobile Katie Brown ascends to the pinnacle of her sport
In a field that began with 25 female climbers and lasted three rounds, Brown was the only woman to "flash" the wall (i.e., climb to the top) in ...
The fate of New Orleans's NFL team took a backseat to scenes of despair
A PARACHUTING DAREDEVIL TURNS THE EYES OF A NATION TO A DEVILISH DEED
Hopkins reconsidered climbing down almost immediately. He may have been a fearless chutist—indeed, he was a former RAF parachute ...
Armchair Everest Can't be there? Films, books and websites help capture peak experiences
modern Everest saga: The first climbers challenged Everest because the mountain was there; Dickinson did it because a camera was there.
A TRAGEDY ON THE GRAND TETON LAST YEAR SHOWED RANGERS AT THEIR BEST
They rotate through a wide range of duties every two weeks, some days answering questions for tourists, fishermen and climbers, on others ...