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Climbing the Mountain

I over think things—constantly. In my experience with others, I know I am not the only one to do so. A lot of people build stuff up in their heads and make “mountains out of molehills” (apologies for the cliche idiom). 152 more words

Classic Humor

Climbers accuse Sherpas in Mount Everest brawl

KATHMANDU, Nepal (CNN) — Most people expect to fight frigid temperatures and fierce winds as they climb Mount Everest.

But a group of three climbers say they faced unexpected adversaries over the weekend while scaling the storied peak: Sherpa guides. 714 more words

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Mountains

I took this photograph in April of 2009. The peak in the center of the frame is Everest, or Chomolungma. We were flying Buddha Air… 379 more words

Life

Left for dead : Miracle on Everest.

Check out this documentary on the extremely awe-inspiring high-altitude rescue and subsequent return of Australian climber Lincoln Hall after being left to die at 28,000 ft., well into the… 179 more words

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November 27, 1913

Dean’s Hotel

 Peshawar

Dear Angel:

Here we are right on the border of Afghanistan – doesn’t that sound thrilling! Really this is the most exciting part of the world I’ve ever lived in, but there is so much of it, if you can understand what I mean and never before have I felt that my vocabulary was so utterly inadequate for I can’t even begin to describe it, so we’ll just wait till we are sitting in front of the fire at home some evening with nothing special to talk about. 724 more words

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