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How to find your purpose and live a 'no barriers' life

Being808 recently got to sit down with adventurer Erik Weihenmayer, who in 2001 became the first blind man to reach the summit of Mount Everest… 1,436 more words

Health

Into Thin Air - Jon Krakauer

In this non-fiction book, the author describes his 1996 expedition to scale Mt. Everest, a disastrous climb which claimed eight lives.  Initially, Krakauer was to have climbed only to the base camp to do a report on the commercialization of the mountain for the adventure magazine… 75 more words

Reviews

Seen At 11: Take Training To New Heights With ‘High Altitude Workouts’

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — Imagine how hard it is to climb the world’s highest mountains. Now, imagine working out in those same conditions at your local gym, or even at home. 388 more words

News

Book Review - Into the Land of Snows

Here’s a review of Ellis Nelson’s book “Into the Land of Snows”, published with Jupiter Storm.

I promised to read this book, and because I like it, I thought I let you nice people out there know about it. 460 more words

Literature

Mount Everest Peak

While I was a kid , I always had this question whenever I heard the news that this many climbers climbed the Mount Everest. The question that always strike me was how would they stand on the peak of the world? 185 more words

Articles

Mt. Everest's filthy secret: It's a dump - The Week

From time to time we hear about somebody that has made it to the top of Mt. Everest…sometimes they may be handicapped or young or old or female or….well pick a group…..Mt. 61 more words

Society

Chapter 30: Mountain Books

 After Hillary & Tenzing first climbed Mt. Everest in  1953, the Duke of Edinburgh wrote: “In the human terms of physical effort and endurance alone, it will live in history as a shining example to all mankind.” 1,916 more words

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