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“Mountain Climbing”

Jun 7, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Paul Heltzel
Astronauts and satellites provide views of the top of the world from low-earth orbit.
May 8, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Emily Sohn
Mt. Everest is a natural laboratory that continues to teach scientists lessons about how the body works and why lack of oxygen causes so many problems for climbers and heart failure patients.
Apr 23, 2014 01:45 PM ET // AFP
Nepal's government strove Wednesday to save the Everest climbing season from an unprecedented walkout by sherpa guides following a deadly avalanche.
Apr 18, 2014 02:42 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
The Khumbu Icefall is a chaotic jumble of house-sized ice boulders set with a hair trigger that must be traversed to climb the world's highest mountain.
Nov 13, 2013 11:45 AM ET // AFP
Rescued from a rubbish dump when he was a puppy, Rupee is thought to be the first dog to reach the iconic mountain's base camp.
May 29, 2013 08:37 AM ET // Kieran Mulvaney
On the 60th anniversary of the first ascent of Everest, a spectacular new website highlights the mountain's retreating glaciers. Continue reading →
May 15, 2013 01:36 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A mountaineer makes a thrashing motion for 700 meters and avoids being buried by snow. Continue reading →
Mar 11, 2013 05:54 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A British climber skids 100 feet down an ice cliff, with minor injuries, and his helmet cam records the whole thing. ->
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