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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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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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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
GCI to waive fees for telephone calls to Nepal

...outdoors."Alaska's climbing community was devastated about the news of the tragic earthquake near Kathmandu, affecting Mount Everest and villages throughout the Himalaya. There are many Alaskans who have loved ones in Nepal; either there as visitors or Nepalese...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-30/gci-waive-fees-telephone-calls-nepal
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Aid arriving in Nepal's remote quake-hit villages

...official death toll in Nepal had reached 5,045 as of Wednesday. That figure did not include the 19 people killed at Mount Everest - five foreign climbers and 14 Nepalese Sherpa guides - when the quake unleashed an avalanche at base camp.At least 210 foreign...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-01/aid-arriving-nepals-remote-quake-hit-
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Choppers ferry injured in Nepal

...India, and China's official Xinhua News Agency reported 25 dead in Tibet. At least 18 of the dead were killed at Mount Everest as the quake unleashed an avalanche that buried part of the base camp packed with foreign climbers preparing for summit attempts...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-29/choppers-ferry-injured-nepal
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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
Death toll tops 4,000 in Nepal

...least 18 of the dead were killed at Mount Everest as the quake unleashed an avalanche that...best experience of her life - a trek to Everest base camp - to the worst."We can't...this impoverished country best known for Everest, the highest mountain in the world...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-28/death-toll-tops-4000-nepal
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