Study: 29% of McKinley West Bustress Climbers Get Diarrhea


Wilderness & Environmental Medical Society reports that 29% of all of McKinley’s West Bustress climbers get diarrhea.
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Tanzania Upset Over Kenya Claim to Kilimanjaro


The BBC reports Tanzania is upset that Kenya told tourist operators Kilimanjaro is in Kenya.
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Blogger Robert Milne Collapsed 1,300 Feet from Completing 7 Summits


The Daily Record and other sources report Robert Milne collapsed on Everest 1,300 feet from completing the 7 summits.
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Report: Everest Eurocopter Landing Was Hoax


Everestnews is reporting that the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal has said the pilot of the Eurocopter has told them that he did not actually land on the Everest summit on May 14 and 15 as widely publicized but rather 1,000 meters lower on the South Col (and then it only hovered).
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Interracial Marriage Surprises Parents and Rotarians on Everest


An attempt by the Rotarians to plant their centennial flag on Everest got a surprise: the summit’s first marriage.
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Danielle Fisher of Washington State Completes 7 Summits At Age 20


Various sources report Danielle Fisher, of Bow, Washington, climbed Mount Everest to become the youngest to climb the 7 summits at age 20.
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Photos of Eurocopter Landing on Everest

Helicopter Landing on Everest
Eurocopter has released a gallery showing the landing of its Ecureuil/AStar AS 350 B3 helicopter piloted by Didier Delsalle on Mount Everest on May 14 and May 15.
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Sherpa to Crawl Length of Manhattan to Ground Zero

Sherpa Crawls Length of Manhattan to Ground Zero
The New York Times reports Sherpa L. G. Khambache, 41, of Brooklyn, plans to crawl the 13 mile length of Manhattan to Ground Zero.
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Eurocopter Lands Twice on Everest Summit


Everestnews reports a serial Ecureuil/AStar AS 350 B3 helicopter piloted by Didier Delsalle landed on the top of Mount Everest on May 14 and May 15!
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Fatality on Jinxed 7Summits Expedition After Summiting Everest


Webindia reports Slovenian Marko Lihteneker apparently died while descending from Everest.
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