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Avalanche sweeps Mt. Everest, 10 dead

...earthquake swept across Nepal's Mount Everest region on Saturday, killing at least...966-foot-high mountain just a few miles from Everest, gathering strength as it headed toward...three other Google employees hiking Mount Everest. The other three, he added, are safe...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-26/avalanche-sweeps-mt-everest-10-dead
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Japanese climber, 80, becomes oldest to reach Everest summit

...oldest person to reach the top of Mount Everest on Thursday - although his record may...imagined I could make it to the top of Mt. Everest at age 80. This is the world's best...mountaineering official Gyanendra Shrestha, at Everest base camp, confirmed that Miura had reached...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-05-23/japanese-climber-80-becomes-oldest-rea
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Fairbanks man summits Everest

...FAIRBANKS - A Fairbanks man has summited Mount Everest. Alec Turner, 43, summited the world's...captured on film for the 2009 season of "Everest: Beyond the Limit," a reality series...from Nepal, taking a popular route along Everest's southeast ridge. Turner used supplemental...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052509/reg_443651102.shtml
Hitchcock conquers Fat Dog ultra

...long it would take me to get to the next aid."The Fat Dog has an elevation gain of 28,455 feet, almost as much at Mount Everest's 29,028, and runners hit a big incline from the start. Many succumb to altitude sickness during the race.The race...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-19/hitchcock-conquers-fat-dog-ultra
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Hiker among 4 Americans dead on Mount Everest

...hiking trip to the Himalayas to climb Mount Everest.The Northern California man had planned...I knew he had always wanted to (climb Everest). At least he got there, and I can't...by gusts of wind that blasted through Everest's base camp during the avalanche.Truong...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-29/hiker-among-4-americans-dead-mount-ev
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Devastating earthquake hits Nepal

...highways and triggering avalanches on Mount Everest. By evening, authorities said at least...resources of this poor country best known for Everest, the highest mountain in the world...photographer who was at a base camp of Everest to attempt the ascent to the summit of Lhotse...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-26/devastating-earthquake-hits-nepal
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Pick a summit, gear up and climb on

John Beede's Mount Everest - his loftiest goal and childhood dream - was actually summiting Mount Everest, a feat he accomplished May 21, 2013...challenged the audience to dream up big "Mount Everest-size dreams", pick their own summit...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-16/pick-summit-gear-and-climb
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Mushers sign up for 2016 Yukon Quest

...Sass' kennel, Wild and Free Mushing. She has worked as a handler in the past."For me, it's kind of like the Mount Everest of dog mushing," said Luke. "It will be a big deal for me.""The dogs are dialed, their genetics are way more proven...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-03/mushers-sign-2016-yukon-quest
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Pure Sole: Great Expectations

...friend" reminded me of that with an email.Attached was a video taken by a runner last year over the course.JUST SHORT OF EVEREST the video proclaims.28,453 FEET OF GAIN, it brags.27,159 FEET OF LOSS, it soothes.WILL BRING YOU TO YOUR KNEES...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-06/pure-sole-great-expectations
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Pure Sole: Trail Etiquette

...Encyclopedia Britannicas). And if you do have to leave your own feces (hey, sometimes a port-a-potty isn't available on an Everest-type peak), try to get 50-feet off a trail or path (200-feet from any water source), dig a hole eight inches or...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-24/trail-etiquette
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