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Mount Everest Shut Down After Avalanche Kills 16

Mount Everest is one of the most dangerous locations on earth where many people die every year. Things came to a head earlier this month when a massive avalanche ripped through the Sherpas carrying supplies up the mountain leaving 16 …

Mount Everest: Climate Change Making It More Deadly?

“In 1989 when I first climbed Everest there was a lot of snow and ice, but now most of it has just become bare rock.” Nepali climber Apa Sherpa had been quoted by Discovery News about his experiences with perhaps …

Hiker Trapped On Mauna Loa Rescued

It was like a nightmare scenario turned Hollywood movie, but it was all too real….and it happened to Alex Sverdlov. The 36-year-old Queens, NY was at the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park this past week with the intent of trekking to …

Ray Lewis to Climb Kilimanjaro For Charity
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Celebrities and athletes often hold events and donate their time for charity, but it’s not often that one will climb a mountain in the name of children. This week, Ray Lewis pledged to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise money for …

Climber Kevin Jorgeson Talks @ Google

Free climber Kevin Jorgeson recently participated in an @Google Talk, to discuss “The Fun Scale”. From the YouTube description: Kevin Jorgeson started climbing at age 12. He hasn’t stopped since. Kevin is known for high level boulder problems and free …