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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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15-Year-Old Jordon Romero Youngest to Complete 7 Summits With Summit on Vinson Massif

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

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Seven Year Old Tyler Armstrong Climbs Whitney in Day Setting Off Debate At Youngest to To Do It

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.

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Jennifer Pharr Claims to Have Hiked AT in Record 46 Days

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!

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Vern Tejas Summits Mount McKinley for 50th Time

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

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Video of Climbing Eiger in Record Time

Here’s an amazing video of climbing Eiger’s north face in record time.

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Attempt to Be First to Climb Mount McKinley Solo in January Abandoned

Lonnie Dupre from Grand Marais, Minnesota, who was seeking to be the first person to climb Mount McKinley solo in January has descended from his camp at 17,000 feet to 14,000 feet after spending six nights stuck in the camp … Continue reading

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Almanac for Kids Says Mount Washington Is One of the Three Wettest and Coldest Places in the United State

Kentucky.com reports that the Almanac for Kids says the top three wettest places in the United States are Mount Washington, N.H., Quillayute, Wash. and Astoria, Ore. and that the three coldest places in the United States are Mount Washington, N.H., … Continue reading

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George Dunn Completed 500th Ascent of Mount Rainier

Geoge Dunn, 56, completed his 500th summit of Rainier on July 31. Nobody has ever done this. He first started climbing the peak in 1969 and began guiding for RMI in 1975. He married a Rainier ranger.

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Nepal Requires Everest Climbers to Be At Least 16

Andrea Peyser of the New York Post is leading the charge criticizing parental actions in the 13-year-old Jordan Romero’s successful Everest summit over the weekend. Her article is entitled “The peak of stupidity” The article compares him to Balloon Boy … Continue reading

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