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Everest may have ladder installed to ease congestion on Hillary Step | World news | guardian.co.uk

Reports indicate that because of congestion at the Hillary Steps on Mount Everest they may install a ladder there.Everest may have ladder installed to ease congestion on Hillary Step | World news | guardian.co.uk.

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First Video Broadcast From Mt. Everest Peak Outrages Tourist Ministry of Nepal – Slashdot

Here’s a strange story of Daniel Hughes getting in trouble for using a Smartphone to broadcast from Everest with a commercial broadcast permit (which csts $2,000). First Video Broadcast From Mt. Everest Peak Outrages Tourist Ministry of Nepal – Slashdot.

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Oldest Man To Climb Mount Everest, Yuichiro Miura, Nearly Died On The Way Down

80 year old Yuichiro Miura is the oldest man to climb Everest. Oldest Man To Climb Mount Everest, Yuichiro Miura, Nearly Died On The Way Down.

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Apa Sherpa Climbs Everest 21 Time – Here’s His Bag

Gizmodo has an interesting article on Apa Sherpa who climbed Everest a record 21 times and now lives in Utah. It particularly highlights the eco items in his bag.

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Abandoned on Everest

Gizmodo has some pretty grisly photos about Everest climbs run awry.

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Nifty Article on Everest Gear

Gizmodo has a nifty article and gallery of equipment used on Everest.

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Poll: Should 13-year-old Jordan Romeo been allowed to climb Everest?

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Nepal Requires Everest Climbers to Be At Least 16

Andrea Peyser of the New York Post is leading the charge criticizing parental actions in the 13-year-old Jordan Romero’s successful Everest summit over the weekend. Her article is entitled “The peak of stupidity” The article compares him to Balloon Boy … Continue reading

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13-Year-Old Jordan Romero Summits Everest

13-year-old Jordan Romeo set a record for youngest Everest climber on May 22 when he summited Everest with his dad and his dad’s girlfiend. He called his mom with the news. “Mom, I’m calling you from the top of the … Continue reading

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Genetists Say Low Hemoglobin Gene Allow Tibetans To Thrive at High Altitude

A Chinese and University of Utah study identifies that genes that allows Tibetans to live at high altitude. The study says that Tibetans produce less hemoglobin which ferries oxygen molecules through the bloodstream however more hemoglobin also increase blood thickness. … Continue reading

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