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Deadliest Day on Everest

An avalanche along the most popular route up Mount Everest killed at least 12 Nepali mountain guides on Friday. Several other climbers were still missing in the hours following the event. 65 more words

Pushed or Fallen? (And Do We Really Care?) - Death on Milestone Buttress by Glyn Carr

Death on Milestone Buttress by Glyn Carr ~ 1951. This edition: The Crime Club, 1951. Paperback. 256 pages.

Provenance: Quesnel Family Thrift Store, October 2013. 1,146 more words

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They are with the Mountain Gods

As many of you know, the Mountainstroh name came from my years of trying to climb mountains in the Cascades. I had many attempts but few successes. 767 more words


Everest Avalanche Update Info

Edita’s friend Margaret spoke to the Australian Press today about the terrible ordeal this morning… I am sure Edita and Margaret were close together at the time of the accident. 153 more words


Climbers Only!

Sign on the Costila Refuge, Bucugi National Park Romania (2007).


The Weekly Stoke: Sherpas killed on Everest, Ueli Steck's ascent questioned, marathon tips and the country's least outdoorsy cities

So sorry for missing last week, but sometimes life happens and you have to step away. But we’re back with the Weekly Stoke, and trust me, there’s plenty to talk about! 180 more words


Sherpas on Everest - The 2014 Disaster

Everest for most of the world, is THE pinnacle of achievement.

But for the many Sherpas who work there, it’s their livelihood.

Ever since the first expedition (even before the successful one) to this peak, these men of the mountains have put their lives at risk. 487 more words