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Goodbye, Ueli.

“Swiss climber Ueli Steck has died.” The voice from NPR echoed through my car on an otherwise bright April day, and I felt my heart break inside my chest. 442 more words

Ueli Steck Dies on Nuptse at Age 40

Ueli Steck, one of the most revered mountaineers of his time, died on 30, April 2017 while on a Himalayan expedition on Mount Nuptse. He was 40 years old. 942 more words

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Everest Trail Race 2016 #ETR2016 – Stage 6 Results and Summary

Everest Trail Race – Race Day 6 Tyangboche to Lukla

At 3086m, the temperatures were just a little cool outside, a night in a lodge offered just that ‘little’ extra protection but many commented that they thought it was warmer in a tent. 922 more words

Everest Trail Race 2016 #ETR2016 Race Preview

Set against one of the most iconic and awe-inspiring backdrops on the planet, the Everest Trail Race is one of the world’s toughest high-altitude ultra-marathons. I had the pleasure to attend the 2013 and 2014 and I am pleased to say for 2016, I am going back… 1,255 more words

THE HIMALAYAS (Part 2) - December 2011

For Those Interested in Detail…

Day One

What I have endeavoured to accomplish in Part 1 is a description of how it felt to trek the Himalayas.  2,011 more words

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THE HIMALAYAS (Part 1) - December 2011

By The Numbers…

Criteria Fact Length of runway at Lukla Airport 500 metres Height of Kathmandu above sea level 1,300 metres Height of Lukla Airport above sea level… 2,762 more words
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