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Mar 17, 2014 10:00 AM ET // AFP
The move would help ease congestion on the mountain.
Feb 26, 2013 06:40 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Nearly 70 people have died on Everest since 2000, but safety advances have improved climbers' odds.
Jan 22, 2012 01:21 PM ET // Alexander Davies
May 21, 2012 06:24 PM ET // Alexander Davies
In the early hours of the morning on Saturday, Matthew Dieumegard-Thornton reached the summit of Mt Everest. The feat that's impressive for anyone is particularly so for the young British climber, who celebrated his 22nd birthday on the way up the mountain, making him one of the youngest to ever re...
Jun 8, 2012 03:42 PM ET // Alexander Davies
If Mt Olympus is the provenance of the gods, then mountains like Everest and K2 are reserved for something in between them and the average human. For those who aren't professional or expert climbers, but want to feel like they've reached the top of the world, there are still great peaks to be conqu...
Jan 20, 2012 05:33 PM ET // Alexander Davies
Had enough of being trapped indoors this winter? Get outside with our DIY Winter Adventure series. Skiing is hugely popular for good reason- high speeds, big air, and the thrill of putting winter weather and snow to good use. The problem is that mountains aren't always nearby, lift tickets are expe...
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