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  • An evening hike with mountaineer Melissa Arnot and Zamst
    An evening hike with mountaineer Melissa Arnot and Zamst
    Melissa Arnot, professional mountain guide, passionate mountaineer and Everest guardian, is a force to be reckoned with. She is the female record holder for summiting Mount Everest (five times) and one of the founders of the Juniper Fund which...
  • Mt Rainier
    Calling all female mountaineers (and future mountaineers)
    Imagine gettingthe chance to play one-on-one with Michael Jordan, catch with Cal Ripken or a little soccer with Lionel Messi. Now, imagine the opportunity to climb Mount Rainier on a women’s only climb with one of the most prolific female...
  • 80-year-old Japanese skier and climber becomes oldest man to summit Mount Everest
    80-year-old Japanese skier and climber becomes oldest man to summit Mt. Everest
    Yuichiro Miura, an 80-year-old extreme skier and climber, reached the summit of Mount Everest on Thursday, May 23, 2013. This makes him the oldest man to summit the “Top of the World.”Miura was accompanied by his 43-year-old son, two...
  • Conrad Anker to speak at the Greater Yellowstone Coalition event in Salt Lake
    Conrad Anker to speak at the Greater Yellowstone Coalition event in Salt Lake
    Conrad Anker, world renowned mountaineer, rock climber and author, will be presenting “Seeing Climate Change – From Mt. Everest to Yellowstone” on Thursday, March 21, 2013, at the Greater Yellowstone Coalition event which will be...
  • Ed Webster Presents "Everest the Hard Way" at Colby-Sawyer College
    Ed Webster presents "Everest the Hard Way" at Colby-Sawyer College
    On Wednesday, Oct. 3, Colby-Sawyer College in New London, NH will host Ed Webster, acknowledged expert on the history of Mount Everest. Ed Webster will present "My Storm Years on Everest - Everest the Hard Way" in Clements Hall, Ivey...
  • NOLS Alaska 23 Expedition
    NOLS Alaska 23 Expedition
    This is going to sound really odd. But there's something comforting in the taste of wet wool. Just back from two weeks of glacier training with the National Outdoor Leadership School in Alaska I'm struck by this enduring memory. Each day...
  • Approach to Misery Hill, Mt Shasta,
    Know before you go… up.
    With alpine climbing and mountaineering season in full swing, thousands of climbers will be headed to the mountains to attempt their summit pushes. Many will go with experienced guide services (such as RMI, SWS and Timberline,) but many will go it...
  • Hanging around with Dave
    Hanging around with Dave
    He hasn't been bitten by a radioactive spider but he does a great imitation of Spiderman. Dave Grabinski of Big Woody's Tree Service is known as the mild mannered auto salesman at Valley Chevrolet by day but by night (or weekend) he turns...
  • NOLS Denali Expedition
    NOLS Denali Expedition, why diversity Matters
    For the first time a team of African-American climbers is assembling to make a bid for the summit of the tallest peak in North America, Mount Denali. To be lead by the National Outdoor Leadership School in 2013 this expedition aims to encourage...
  • Climbing Mount Everest
    Prince Harry to climb Everest with Walking With the Wounded
    When Prince Harry helped a Walking With the Wounded team kick off a trek to the North Pole last year, most were thinking about the Royal Wedding and hoping he'd make it back in time. But back then, the Prince said he wanted to help the team...
  • Apa Sherpa 21-time Everest climber speaking at Huntsman Cancer Institute
    Apa Sherpa 21-time Everest climber speaking at Huntsman Cancer Institute
    Apa Sherpa, an extremely accomplished mountaineer, who also holds the record for climbing Mount Everest at an astounding 21 times, will be sharing his experiences this Thursday, November 17th at 7:00 p.m. Apa will be joined by his colleague and...
  • Chowcilla Mountain
    Adventuring in Yosemite: Mariposa Grove and Raymond Mountain
    The trek to Raymond Mountain, on the southern border of Yosemite National Park, is an almost unknown, classic Sierra Nevada hike. It combines the easy trails of the world famous Mariposa Grove with a challenging off-trail bushwhack and rock...
  • Navajo Peak 13,409 feet
    Navajo Peak 13,409 feet and Niwot Ridge 13,023 feet
    Sixty-six feet below Navajo’s summit we turned around, just as a point release avalanche started directly under my boot. I’ll never forget the eerie scraping sound as I watched the expanding whiteness flow endlessly downhill.Our...
  • Apa Sherpa tops his own Mount Everest record summiting for the 21st time
    Apa Sherpa tops his own Mount Everest record summiting for the 21st time
    Apa Sherpa, the “Tiger of the Himalaya,” summited Mount Everest for the 21st time on May 11th, 2011 topping his own record. This 51-year-old legendary mountaineer safely summited along with his brother, Arita Sherpa, two other Sherpas...
  • Conrad Anker
    Meet Conrad Anker at Denver Museum of Nature & Science
    Grab a friend and head over to Denver’s Museum of Nature & Science Wednesday evening, May 11, at 7:30 pm to meet Conrad Anker -- armchair athletes and hardcore dirtbags alike know Anker as a climber, mountaineer, explorer,...
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