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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

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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3 Airlifted Off Mount Logan in 140 KPH Winds

Canada.com reports 3 climbers were short lined by 3 helicopters off of Mount Logan after 140 kph winds shredded their tents in -30C weather.

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170,000 To Form Human Ring Around Armenian Highpoint Aragats

Panamerian.net reports 170,000 people are to form a living chair around Armenia’s highest point — Aragats.

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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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Woman Falls 500 Feet With Boyfriend on Ben Nevis

Evening News reports Amy Rudge, 29, from the Shawlands area of Glasgow, fell about 500 feet in the Aonach Beag area of Ben Nevis.

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McKinley Snow Obliterates Italian's Passport and Return Plane Ticket

The Anchorage Daily News reports Italian David Bergamin cached his passport, plane ticket, spare food, extra fuel and other gear at the Motorcycle Hill camp near 11,000 feet on McKinley and then lost them creating a minidisaster for him when … Continue reading

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Ed Viesturs Summits Annapurna To Become First American To Complete all 8,000 Metre Peaks

Mounteverest.net reports Ed Viesturs summited Annapurna and became the first American to summit all 14 8,000+ metre peaks. Only 12 climbers have done all 14. Viesturs summited all without supplementary O2 — something only five other climbers have done.

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