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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
MOUNTAIN OF THE MISTS
Three Americans set off to climb 16023-foot Carstensz Pyramid, a mysterious, haze-shrouded peak in New Guinea, but first they must contend ...
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
Upwardly Mobile Katie Brown ascends to the pinnacle of her sport
seemingly impervious to gravity when climbing a vertical face. Since taking up sport climbing at age 13, she has proved to be upwardly mobile.
JUST WIND HER UP AND CLOSE YOUR EYES
The competitors climb the hill one at a time, timed by clock, and if nobody can reach the top the winner is the man who comes closest in his ...
The fate of New Orleans's NFL team took a backseat to scenes of despair
MIRACLE IN THE RAIN
"It is not a miracle thing," warns Eric Sanford, director of Liberty Bell Alpine Tours of Mazama, Wash., a group specializing in climbing trips.
Armchair Everest Can't be there? Films, books and websites help capture peak experiences
People don't climb Everest, it seems, without a film crew accompanying them on the way up or a book agent greeting them on the way down.
Just Say High You have to log on if you want to get a peek over the shoulders of climbers trying to conquer Sharksfin
"It's like standingin the face of a freight train," says Takeda, whose firstattempt to climb the Himalayan peak Meru in 1998 ended when ...