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Remembering Dr. Maynard 'Mal' Miller

...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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-14/remembering-dr-maynard-mal-miller
Outdoors
Maine mom uses social media to scatter son's ashes

...he did that day.Last week, C.J. was sent to Haiti and India and soon someone plans to take him to the top of Mount Everest, Twomey said. About 150 packets of his ashes have traveled so far and 300 other people have offered to share in CJ's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-24/maine-mom-uses-social-media-scatter-son
State
Japanese climber, 80, becomes oldest to reach Everest summit

KATMANDU, Nepal - An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer became the oldest person to reach the top of Mount Everest on Thursday - although his record may last only a few days. An 81-year-old Nepalese man, who held the previous record, plans...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-05-23/japanese-climber-80-becomes-oldest-rea
Sports
Impressions of a place far away from everywhere

...Wildlife Refuge, pointed out that more people climb Mount Everest each year than walk on St. Matthew. There is one main...place will sometimes match the wind-chill brutality of Mount Everest, which makes me glad I am visiting now, in the time...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-08-24/impressions-place-far-away-everywher
Outdoors
Denali

...tallest mountain on land, base to peak. The highest peak in North America (the third most prominent in the world after Mount Everest and Aconcagua).So large it creates its own localized weather.It is said that the mountain is visible just 33 percent...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/klas-stolpe/2012-09-21/denali
This Day in History

...Louis XVI of France, who was 15. In 1975, Japanese climber Junko Tabei became the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest. In 2002, the remains of kidnapped Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl were unearthed in Pakistan.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051603/sta_thisday.shtml
News
This Day in History

...oil pipeline. In 1979, Ray Genet, the famous mountain guide from Talkeetna, nicknamed "The Pirate," died on Mount Everest after successfully reaching the summit. In the nation In 1835, the first battle of the Texas Revolution took place...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100205/sta_20051002009.shtml
News
This Day in History

...Trans-Alaska Pipeline. In 1979, Ray Genet, the famous mountain guide from Talkeetna, nicknamed "The Pirate," died on Mount Everest after successfully reaching the summit. In the nation In 1780, British spy John Andre was hanged in Tappan, N...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100206/sta_20061002020.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Capturing Mount Everest cleanup on film Former Juneau man makes...most unusual expeditions ever to climb Mount Everest. But this week the documentary filmmaker...they have different middle names. ``Mount Everest has the distinction of being the world's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050800/Loc_everest.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...mountain. A month after arriving at their base camp, Maselko, Ryszard Pawlowski and Tadek Kudelski achieved the top of Mount Everest at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, Tibet time, according to an expedition dispatch. The trio followed a route up the mountain's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052099/Loc_everest.shtml

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