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Tag Archives: Everest
We go this note from the 7 summits club, a Russian website devoted to climbing the 7 summits. May 9 Russia celebrates Victory Day, the most significant holiday for our country. Nickolay Cherny, who last year turned 71 years old, … Continue reading
13 year old Jordan Romeo who is attempting to set a record for the youngest Everest climber (as well as younger 7 summit climber) is blogging and tweeting from Everest. He was also interviewed on NPR talking about doing homework … Continue reading
The News Tribune has a profile of Route 706 neighbors International Mountain Guides led by Eric Simonson and Rainier Mountaineering Inc. led by Paul Maier and their $70,000 a person guiding trips up Everest. Prices on Everest are t $40,000 … Continue reading
7 summits passes this along about an Everest sherpa contest.
The Guardian in an article by nude hiker Hank Wangford reports that Nepal is moving to ban nude summiting Everest after a climber stripped on the summit in 2006.
Highlights thus far in the Everest 2006 season: the climb by a Playboy bunny, a double amputee, the oldest summiter (70), and the 16th climb by a sherpa.
Here is the May 13 round up of backcountry accidents in South Africa, Mount Lhotse, Everest, Russia
Gau Ming-Ho a climber depicted as a slow selfish climber that led to the problems highlighted in Jon Krakauer’s “Into Thin Air”, has launched a documentary refuting the claims and saying the problems lie with the corruption of the guide … Continue reading
International backcountry accident wrap up:
EverestNews via NepalNews reports that Pemba Dorje Sherpa, 28, who claims to have climbed Everest in a record 8 hours 10 minutes was thrown in jail after he went to the police to compalin of being harrassed claimed the record … Continue reading