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...
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...
Lives lost on Everest

...Juneau guide died near the summit on Mount Everest late Tuesday. Polish climber Tadeusz...380 feet, less than 1,000 feet below Everest's summit, according to Patagonia Mountain...PMA dispatch from the summit of Mount Everest on Tuesday was predictably jubilant...
Juneau guide scales Everest

...Ryszard Pawlowski and Tadek Kudelski achieved the top of Mount Everest at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, Tibet time, according to an expedition...Maselko's present-day Camp III. The Tibetan route up Mount Everest is considered steeper and technically more challenging than...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Auke Bay biologist will tackle Everest climb 3/1/98

...a climb up the north ridge of Mt. Everest in April PHOTO COURTESY JACEK MASELKO Auke Bay biologist will tackle Everest climb Last modified at 10:19...almost equal 29,028-foot Mount Everest, the peak Maselko will tackle in...
Beware of useless information

...fourth grade. Everyone knows it's Mount Everest. Or is it? Did you know that, due to...Gilgit-Baltistan of Pakistan - is taller than Mount Everest? Let me say that again. For a few weeks...that it actually grows taller than Mount Everest. I read this in "The Book of Useless...
Photo: The High One

...Presevere on Wednesday. It is the centerpiece of the park and is the highest mountain peak in North America with a summit elevation of 20,237 feet above sea level and is the third most prominent peak after Mount Everest and Aconcagua.
Alaska Science Forum: Minto earthquakes then, now and tomorrow

...Alaska Fairbanks's Geophysical Institute, describes the Minto Flats seismic zone as a bowl of jellied soil the size of Mt. Everest. He is quite happy for the new seismometer at the Minto airport. It will help him and other scientists understand more about...
Remembering Dr. Maynard 'Mal' Miller

...the world's understanding of climate change and glacial health. He was a scientist and climber on America's first Mount Everest expedition; he made a first ascent of Mount Bertha, and a first American and first east ridge ascent of Mount St. Elias...
Wash. man convicted of killing Juneau woman

...School and Yaakoosge' Daakahidi Alternative High School in Juneau and the University of Alaska Southeast. She graduated from Everest Community College in Washington state in November 2011 and became a registered dental assistant.Her mother is Terri Reyes...


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