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Mount Everest Summit Claims in Doubt

On 8 June, multiple news outlets reported that Pune couple Dinesh and Tarkeshwari Rathod had become the first Indian couple to scale Mount Everest. However, several mountaineers who have been in the field for years say they have found inaccuracies in the couple’s story.

Read more at http://www.everest1953.co.uk/everest-su ... aims-doubt
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Ken Wilson Editor of Mountain r.i.p.

Mountain editor and author of Classic Rockand Hard Rock has passed on. Before there was GoPro there was the cover of Mountain
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Special forces rescued off Longs Peak

During a training. not much info here. Anyone know more about this? Doesn't seem to paint a very good picture of these guys. http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/us-arm ... ailsignout
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Everest Death toll rises to five

This week's death toll on Mount Everest has risen to five after Nepalese officials confirmed that two bodies, believed to be a pair of missing Indian climbers, have been found.

Read more at http://www.everest1953.co.uk/everest-death-toll-rises-five
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Woman dies on Mount Everest

Mount Everest witnessed another casualty after an Australian woman climber died near the Camp IV on Nepal side on Saturday, officials confirmed.

Read more at http://www.everest1953.co.uk/woman-dies-everest
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Sherpa Falls to his Death

A Nepalese Sherpa guide, accompanying Indian soldiers in their attempt to summit the world's fourth-highest peak Lhotse Face, died today after he slipped and fell 2,000 metres while fixing ropes during the expedition.

Read more at http://www.everest1953.co.uk/sherpa-falls-death
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Kenton Cool 12th Everest Summit

Britons Kenton Cool and Robert Richard Lucas have reached the summit of Mount Everest, the first foreigners to scale to the top in two years after deadly disasters forced climbers off the mountain. This is summit number 12 for Kenton!

Read more at http://www.everest1953.co.uk/everest-summit-kenton-cool
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Mount Everest Summit reached by 9

A Nepali Sherpa led a nine-man team to the top of Mount Everest on Wednesday, becoming the first to scale the world's tallest peak from the Nepali side since a deadly earthquake in 2015 and a fatal avalanche the year before forced climbers to retreat.

Read more at http://www.everest1953.co.uk/nine-reach-summit
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Welsh Rugby Star Everest Climb is Over

Welsh rugby player Richard Parks, who intented to take blood examples on the summit of Mount Everest has ended his climb.

http://www.everest1953.co.uk/richard-pa ... rest-climb
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