Tagged: Everest

Japanese woman, 73 attempts Everest record 0

Japanese woman, 73 attempts Everest record

“She is an active mountaineer who is physically and mentally fit enough to climb Everest,” said Ang Tshering Sherpa, of the Kathmandu-based Asian Trekking mountaineering agency. “She will launch her ascent from the Tibetan...

Olympic Medal Heads to Everest Summit 0

Olympic Medal Heads to Everest Summit

Kenton Cool, who has climbed Everest a record (for a British mountaineer) 9 times will be carrying a special package to the top of Everest this season. he will have honoured a pledge by...

Where is Everest Again? 0

Where is Everest Again?

How can Everest suddenly appear in the UK? According to a recent poll, roughly 20% of the British population is “clueless” about several important features of their geography. Stonehenge, Everest, Ayers Rock, London and...

Is This Your Brain on Adventure? 1

Is This Your Brain on Adventure?

In June of 2009 I had a pivotal experience on Liberty Ridge on a trip guided by IMG guides Mark Allen and Jeff Ward. We barely survived summiting in 60 + MPH winds, wandering...

International Everest Height Dispute 1

International Everest Height Dispute

And while we’re on the topic of changing the height of Everest, this Times of India news story points to another dispute. In the border talks between Nepal and China, scheduled for earlier this...