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WATCH: Killian Jornet Talks Everest Strategy Before His Record Breaking Climb

Cool to see an interview with longtime Salomon athlete Kilian Jornet before the Catalan set out to summit Mount Everest in a mere 26 hours without the use of additional oxygen or fixed ropes, breaking the record for this type of climb. 91 more words


Kilian Jornet Just Scaled Everest In 26 Hours | Summited At Midnight!

Known the world over for his speed ascents of Mont Blanc, the Matterhorn, and Denali, Kilian Jornet just added the highest peak in the world to his long list of accomplishments. 458 more words


Deadly Weekend on Everest: 3 Climbers Dead and 1 Missing

News broke this weekend that the most famous chunk of Mt Everest, Hillary Step, is no longer there. Mountaineers are divided on the difficulty of the climb now that the Step is no gone, with some saying the snow-covered slope will be much easier to climb than the notorious rock-face, but warn that it could create a bottleneck, according to… 316 more words


Confirmed: Mount Everest's Famous Hillary Step Destroyed

It has been confirmed by Mountaineers that the famous feature of Mount Everest, Hillary Step, has collapsed. It is believed that Hillary Step may have fallen victim to Nepal’s devastating 2015 earthquake. 166 more words


The Photo

This week marks five years to the day of my first attempt on Rainier. I was a rookie. Completely out of my element. Completely unprepared for what I was going to go up against. 1,364 more words


WATCH: Man Falls From Cliff In China Trying To Get Perfect Photo

A Chinese man, with the surnamed Du, is lucky to be alive after loosing his footing trying to get an acrobatic picture while hanging off a rock on Jigong mountain in Chongqing city in southwest China.   48 more words