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The Wilderness Medical Society (WMS) and their Nepal partner, Peak Promotion, return to Nepal for the ultimate CME adventure during the March-April 2013 climbing season. Salt
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
Apa Sherpa, who holds the record for climbing Mount Everest a total of 21 times, has noticed a change on the world’s largest peak. He has noticed that snow and ice are disappearing from the mountain making it difficult to climb.
Sir Edmund Percival Hillary was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist. Hillary was born to Percival Augustus Hillary and Gertrude Hillary in Auckland, Dominion of New Zealand on July 20th of 1919. In 1920 his family moved to Tuakau, after his father was given land there. His grandparents were early settlers in the northern part of Wairoa in the middle of the 19th century after emigrating from Yorkshire, England. On May 29th of 1953, Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer...
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