Here’s a pretty gruesome photos of some of the 200 bodies still on Everest. We were directed to this site after seeing an article on Rodney Hogg finding the body of his friend Peter Kinloch on Everest (at the request of Kinloch’s parents). The bodies are left behind because they cannot be retrieved. Hogg was unable to get to Hogg.
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You can view 3d maps of Mount Everest here.
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Kenton Cool did a record tweet “Everest summit no 9! ” (his ninth summit) from the summit using a Ncell receiver at Everest base.
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Gizmodo has a nifty article and gallery of equipment used on Everest.
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17-year-old Briana Faulstich from Ventura, California is seeking to be the youngest American woman to summit Mount Everest. Her warmups in the next month include Aconcagua, Mount Whitney and Mount Rainier.
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The Seattle Times has great article on Chad Kellogg’s unsuccessful attempt to set a record on climbing Everest from Nepal without oxygen. Kellogg had wanted to sprinkle his ashes on the summit. Kellogg climbed from base camp to the Balcony (an ascent of nearly 3,000 meters) in about 19 hours before turning back. In 2004 Kellogg climbed from Paradise to the top of Rainier and back down in 4 hours, 59 minutes
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