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Tag Archives: Records
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
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
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
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
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.
15-year-old Jordan Romero completed Vinson Massif on Christmas Eve 2011 making him the youngest person to complete all 7 summits. *Jordanromero.com *Wikipedia profile
Seven year old Tyler Armstrong climbed Whitney in 7 hours, 50 minutes. This has set off discussions about the youngest to day trip Whitney with some claiming kids as young as five have done it.
Jennifer Pharr is claiming she did the Appalachian Trail in a record 46 days going from Katahdin on June 16. And she had time to blog!
Vern Tejas has summited McKinley for the 50th time — including 4 times in 1988 alone. Vern who is 58 says he would like to have climbed it 65 times when he’s 65. Denali park officials say determining the record … Continue reading
Here’s an amazing video of climbing Eiger’s north face in record time.