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2012-09-24 23:00:45

The Wildernesss Medical Society and their Nepal partner, Peak Promotions, have announced they will be sponsoring a Everest Base Camp Trek in 2013. Salt Lake

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2009-10-19 13:25:00

A Chinese official said Monday that scientists have begun operating an earthquake monitoring station at the foot of Mount Everest in an effort to learn more about the world's highest peak.

2008-09-17 00:00:00

By ELEANOR RADFORD Herald Reporter Five Girl Guides from the Plymouth area took part in the World's Highest Coffee Morning in the Himalayas on Sunday.

2008-09-16 18:00:17

By Jasbir Authi A WARD End pharmacist will be scaling new heights in his quest to raise money for a city charity. Yaser Baig, aged 26, is busy training for a gruelling ten-day trek to Mount Everest Base Camp from November 22.

2006-06-06 08:41:57

By Patricia Reaney LONDON (Reuters) - British doctors plan to climb Mount Everest to study the impact of low oxygen levels on the body, a project they hope will help critically ill patients.

2005-08-12 01:00:19

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - The father of a 25-year-old American hiker missing in Nepal since last month said on Friday the family had called off the search around Mount Everest and given up hope he would be ever be found.

2005-08-04 06:24:06

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - The family of a 25-year-old American hiker missing in Nepal for two weeks stepped up their search for him around Mount Everest Thursday after making an emotional appeal for information. Trevor Stokol went missing on July 22 while trekking near Everest base camp.

2005-07-01 17:16:13

SEATTLE (Reuters) - A Swedish adventurer is preparing topaddle from Seattle on July 4 in an attempt to become the firstperson to circumnavigate the entire continental United Statesby kayak and bike.


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