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Hitchcock conquers Fat Dog ultra

...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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-19/hitchcock-conquers-fat-dog-ultra
Sports
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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-03/mushers-sign-2016-yukon-quest
Sports
Another deadly quake spreads fear in Nepal

...been no indications the aircraft crashed.Tuesday's magnitude-7.3 quake, centered midway between Kathmandu and Mount Everest, struck hardest in the foothills of the Himalayas, triggering some landslides, but it also shook the capital badly...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-13/another-deadly-quake-spreads-fear-nep
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GCI to waive fees for telephone calls to Nepal

...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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-30/gci-waive-fees-telephone-calls-nepal
Local
Hiker among 4 Americans dead on Mount Everest

...a two-week hiking trip to the Himalayas to climb Mount Everest.The Northern California man had planned the trip for...climbing team.All the U.S. citizens were killed at the Mount Everest base camp, State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke said...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-29/hiker-among-4-americans-dead-mount-ev
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Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for April 27, 2015

...out of Nepal in the wake of the earthquake that struck Saturday. We were mesmerized by the horrific video shot by a Mount Everest climber as a titanic avalanche struck, killing at least 17 climbers.These scenes of destruction and abject misery...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-27/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-a
Opinion
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...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
Local
Astronaut Steve Swanson's visit excites Ketchikan students

...of resilient guests, which already includes Swanson, a professional rodeo champion, the first amputee to summit Mount Everest and a retired general who spent six years as a prisoner of war. And that's a list the Powers said will keep growing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-25/astronaut-steve-swansons-visit-excites-
State
Another deadly earthquake spreads fear and misery in Nepal

...three weeks ago that left more than 8,000 dead.The magnitude-7.3 quake, centered midway between Kathmandu and Mount Everest, struck hardest in the foothills of the Himalayas, triggering some landslides, but it also shook the capital badly...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-12/another-deadly-earthquake-spreads-fear-
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-01/aid-arriving-nepals-remote-quake-hit-
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