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LONDON, August 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Everest Poker, official sponsor of the WSOP, launched their VIP Summit Club in October last year and has been gathering player feedback ever since.
Researchers in Nepal are conducting the first ever field studies of Himalayan glacial lakes, which seem to be rising due to climate change.
Hahn, Waterfall and Arnot Complete the First Ascent Success SEATTLE, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Led by renowned First Ascent guide Dave Hahn, the "Return to Everest" expedition's second summit team has reached the top of the world's highest mountain.
Viesturs and Whittaker Return Eddie Bauer to the Top of the World SEATTLE, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- On the morning of May 19, two legendary mountaineers on the First Ascent "Return to Everest" expedition reached the highest point on Earth.
MOUNT EVEREST, Kathmandu, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- BetOnline.com, one of the web's most popular online betting destinations, has revealed that the company has embarked on an expedition to the summit of Mount Everest.
The Eddie Bauer First Ascent Blog Follows Final Summit Push this Week SEATTLE, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Eddie Bauer's new Born Out There blog brings all the drama of climbing the world's highest mountain to your computer screen.
A 49 year-old Sherpa is planning to conquer Mount Everest for a record-setting time in order to promote environmental protection.
A Nepalese man says he and his two younger brothers plan to attempt a world record by spending 24 hours on Mount Everest's peak. Pemba Dorje Sherpa, 31, said he and his brothers Nima Gyalzen and Phurba Tenzing plan to start their expedition April 1 with a goal of reaching the summit of the Earth's highest mountain in May, the BBC reported Monday. The current record is 20 hours on the summit. Pemba says he and his brothers, who have all scaled the mountain before, will spend 24 hours on top of...
Dawa Steven Sherpa, a young climber from Nepal, is hoping to promote eco-friendly climbing on Mt Everest by deploying toilets fashioned from a plastic bucket.
Nepalese authorities say the 18 people killed in the crash of a Yeti Airlines twin-engine Otter plane included 12 German nationals and two Australians.
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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