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Re: Mount Everest News

Postby jedicolin » Thu Sep 22, 2016 8:29 pm

Mother of Two Training for Everest

Mother of 2 children, Danah Al Ali from Abu Dhabi is busy training to achievie her dream, to reach the summit of Mount Everest.

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Re: Mount Everest News

Postby jedicolin » Sat Sep 24, 2016 6:56 pm

Doug Scott on Everest 1975

On this day, 24th September 1975 Doug Scott became the first Brition to reach the summit of Mount Everest while a member of the British Southwest Face Expedition.

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Re: Mount Everest News

Postby jedicolin » Sun Sep 25, 2016 7:44 pm

1960 Everest Climber has Died

Qu Yinhua from China who reached the top of Mount Everest in a controversial expedition in 1960 has died at 81 of lung disease.

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Re: Mount Everest News

Postby jedicolin » Fri Sep 30, 2016 6:47 pm

Air Pollution on Mount Everest

New research shows that air pollution is spreading over the world’s highest mountain range and across central Tibet, including the northern slopes of Mount Everest.

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Re: Mount Everest News

Postby jedicolin » Sat Oct 01, 2016 3:57 pm

New Mount Everest Poll

I have added a new poll question for the month of October.

If Mount Everest was a thousand foot higher do you think the summit would be reached?

Please take your vote at Mount Everest The British Story

Results from last months question

If you were on the 1924 Everest Expedition who would you want as your climbing partner?

George Mallory 56%
Noel Odell 14%
Edward Norton 14%
Theodore Somervell 9%
Charles Bruce 7%
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Re: Mount Everest News

Postby Damien Gildea » Mon Oct 03, 2016 10:17 am

jedicolin wrote:If you were on the 1924 Everest Expedition who would you want as your climbing partner?

George Mallory 56%
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Edward Norton 14%


I think you need to give your fans an IQ test, Colin.

Mallory pushed to his death, taking a novice partner with him, having got nowhere near the summit.

Norton climbed to 8570m without O2 until it was clearly unsafe, wisely turned around and descended under his own power to live another day, establishing a major record that stood for over half a century.

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Re: Mount Everest News

Postby jedicolin » Mon Oct 03, 2016 6:47 pm

Noel Odell did some great climbing too by going up to Mallory's last camp, back down and up again the following day!
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Re: Mount Everest News

Postby jedicolin » Mon Oct 03, 2016 6:47 pm

Fear of Heights but Aiming for Everest

Ryan Hume, who doesn’t like heights is bidding to become the youngest Scot to climb Mount Everest.

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Re: Mount Everest News

Postby jedicolin » Wed Oct 05, 2016 7:44 pm

Chef Holds Everest Record

Jangbu Sherpa is the co-head chef at Sherpa's Adventure Restaurant in Boulder, his customers may not realize that he has also summited Mount Everest 10 times without supplemental oxygen.

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Re: Mount Everest News

Postby jedicolin » Thu Oct 13, 2016 2:08 pm

VR Everest Documentary Series

Time Inc.’s Sports Illustrated has acquired a VR documentary series centered on four climbers as they summit Mount Everest, promising viewers a breathtaking, first-person perspective on one of the most dangerous journeys in the mountaineering world.

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Re: Mount Everest News

Postby jedicolin » Fri Oct 14, 2016 3:22 pm

7 Everest Survival Tips

To reach the summit of Mount Everest is no easy task. Many things can go wrong with some being totally out of your control.

In this new article I have listed seven tips to keep you safe while ascending to the top of the world.

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Re: Mount Everest News

Postby jedicolin » Wed Oct 19, 2016 9:47 am

Runaway Boy Headed for Everest

A 14-year-old boy left his home in Indirapuram on Saturday evening, to fulfil his dream of climbing Mount Everest. He left a note for them and sneaked out of the house when they went to the market.

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Re: Mount Everest News

Postby jedicolin » Fri Oct 21, 2016 6:29 pm

Alex Staniforth Interview

Alex Staniforth from the UK was heading for Mount Everest in 2014 when an avalanche ended his climb before it started. In 2015 Alex was at Camp 1 when another deadly avalanche struck the mountain.

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Re: Mount Everest News

Postby jedicolin » Sat Oct 22, 2016 6:40 pm

Solo Everest Attempt Ends

Japanese alpinist Nobukazu Kuriki has announced that he is leaving Mount Everest and will return home, bringing an end to his latest attempt to summit the mountain solo and unsupported.

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Re: Mount Everest News

Postby jedicolin » Sat Oct 22, 2016 7:00 pm

First Woman to Summit Everest has Died

The first woman to summit Mount Everest, Junko Tabei of Japan, died aged 77, media reported. Tabei died of peritoneal cancer on Thursday at a hospital in Saitama, north of Tokyo.

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