Category Archive for: ‘Everest News’
Why do we always want to nullify the tragedy of someone’s death – especially someone who died climbing or in other adventure pursuits – by putting it in the box of “doing what he or she loved”?Read More
Just got an email from Ed Viesturs alerting me that his longtime climbing partner, Veikka Gustafsson of Finland just finished …Read More
After my posting yesterday about Ed Viesturs appearing on the Colbert Report, Ben Swadley pointed me to another great video, …Read More
There’s nothing easy about climbing mountains. They’re big, cold, and dangerous. You get sick, you get tired, your head hurts and your muscles ache and your lungs burn. And, on Everest, all of that is magnified in therarefied air most often occupied by jets.
But, to me, these are not the hardest parts of climbing big mountains…Read More
Everest has always been a place of dreams – some won, some lost, some renewed, some shattered. Regardless of how …Read More