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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
Sports
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
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052199/Loc_everest.html
Local
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052099/Loc_everest.html
Local
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030198/everest.html
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021410/nei_562852078.shtml
Neighbors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-14/remembering-dr-maynard-mal-miller
Outdoors
Ester photographer wins international competition

...photograph of Blake's 'Tyger'! It is like asking for a photo of the mapping function of the brain and a glimpse of the top of Everest at sunrise, simultaneously. Photography is 'writing with light' and these entries illuminated all possible images of what...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-03-06/ester-photographer-wins-international-com
Art
Maynard Malcolm Miller

...environments in Alaska and around the world. (www.juneauicefield.com) As a scientist and climber on America's first Mt. Everest Expedition in 1963, Miller conducted research on atmospheric pollution and other contributors to climate change. On that...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000169627246
EVENTS & MUSIC

...Frozen" (PG) - In 2D and 3D. Synopsis: Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions, and a hilarious snowman named Olaf in a race to find Anna's sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-12-19
Art

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