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11 Year Old Tyler Armstrong Seeks to Be Youngest to Climb 7 Summits

Tyler Armstrong from Yorba Linda, California, who is 11 is attempting to become the youngest to climb the seven summits. Armstrong climbed Mount Whitney in one day at age 7 which was said to be a record. He is attempting … Continue reading

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50 states in record 7 Days

Josh Willis, Brian Mehrens, Nate Williams, and Chris Watson have visit all 50 states (not the highpoints) in 7 days — breaking a record of 8 days. They started in Maine on July 11 and finished in Hawaii on July … Continue reading

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Baxter Issues Summons to Record Breaking AT Through Hiker for Corporate Event on Katahdin

Baxter State Park issued three summons to Scott Jurek after he completed the fastest hike of the Applachian Trail. Jurek was charged with public drinking, littering and hiking with an oversize group. THe official park statement is:

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Lonnie Dupre Has Become the First to Solo Climb McKinley in January

Lonnie Dupre has become the first solo climber of Mount McKinley in January. Lonnie’s website

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85-year-old Webster Groves Man Called Oldest to Summit Kilimanjaro

85-year-old Bob Wheeler of Webster Groves, Missouri, at 85 has been certified as the oldest man to climb Kilimanjaro.

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First Everest Summiter in 2014 Flew Up By Helicopter

The first Everest suummiter in 2014 reached the summit after flying by helicopter to 8,000 feet below the summmit. Wang Ying is the first climber since the fatal avalanche that killed several sherpas effectively the season this year. Her climbing … Continue reading

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Matt Kirk Claims 58 days is record for fastest self-supported Appalachian Trail hike

Brevard,North Carolina, school teacher Matt Kirk has claimed the record for fastest self supported hike of the Appalachian Trail – 58 days, nine hours and 38 minutes. The previous record was 60 days. Kirk averaged 37 miles a day. Former … Continue reading

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Jennifer Pharr Davis Book About Her Record 46 days, 11 hours and 20 minutes Hike of the Appalachian Trail

Jennifer Pharr Davis who hiked the Appalachian Trail in 46 days, 11 hours and 20 minutes in 2011 — faster than anybody male or female — has book on the adventure Called Again: A Story of Love and Triumph

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Roundtrip from Paradise to Rainier Summit in 4 hours 19 minutes and 23 seconds

Nick Elson and Eric Carter claim to have made a roundtrip climb/ski down (skiing mountaineering or “skimo”) from Paradise to Rainier in 4 hours 19 minutes and 23 seconds. The climb was on May 20, 2013 but had just been … Continue reading

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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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