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Tag Archives: Records
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
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
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.
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
Oh Eun-sun is the first woman to complete all 14 8,000 meter peaks in the world. 19 other climbers have scaled the 26,247 feet. She completed on Nepal’s Annapurna, the 10th-highest peak in the world. While the climb was a … Continue reading
The News Tribune reports that Robert Link, 49, of Bend, Oregon, is the latest person to join the 300 Club consisting of people who have climbed Rainier 300 times.
EverestNews via NepalNews reports that Pemba Dorje Sherpa, 28, who claims to have climbed Everest in a record 8 hours 10 minutes was thrown in jail after he went to the police to compalin of being harrassed claimed the record … Continue reading
Peruvian Holmes Pantoja Bayona claims to have climber South America’s highest point in 13 hours:
34-year-old Steve Perry, from Yorkshire, set off on the 1st of December to tackle all of Scotland’s 284 mountains standing over 3,000 feet.
SÃƒÂ¸ren Gudman climbed the 7 Summits (Kosciusko version) in a record 194 days.