Latest Mountaineering Stories

2009-12-07 10:50:32

An international team of researchers detected low concentrations of these toxic, carcinogenic chlorine compounds in samples taken from America’s highest mountain.

2009-09-30 11:00:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- SecureUSA, Inc. the leading provider of perimeter defense solutions, announced today that they have developed an entirely electric, K12 bollard system. SecureUSA, Inc. is the first U.S.

2009-08-13 00:43:59

Taking dexamethasone, used in the treatment of high altitude cerebral edema, may improve exercise capacity in some mountaineers, Swiss researchers said. Lead authors Dr.

2009-08-11 12:37:08

Taking dexamathasone prophlyactically may improve exercise capacity in some mountaineers, according to Swiss researchers. Dexamathasone, known popularly to climbers as "dex," has been used for years to treat altitude-related symptoms in mountaineers

2009-08-08 15:42:22

A New York hot dog vendor says he was evicted from his spot by the Metropolitan Museum of Art because he could not afford the $53,558 monthly rent. Vendor Pasang Sherpa, 51, said while he routinely made up to $1,500 daily at his busy vending location by the New York museum, he fell $310,000 behind on the Parks Department rent, the New York Daily News reported Saturday. I'm going crazy, said Sherpa, who agreed in 2008 to pay nearly $643,000 annually for the vendor rights to the museum location.

2009-05-26 15:39:00

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.

2009-05-19 13:22:00

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.

2009-05-11 07:15:00

TROY, Mich., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- "The dollars are in the details. This is a natural progression for us," says Sandy Munro, Founder and CEO of Munro & Associates. "You have got to know the details in order to make good estimates.

2009-03-20 08:45:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Mountain Travel Sobek is proud to announce its 40th anniversary in 2009 as the oldest and most experienced adventure travel company in the U.S.

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