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3 years 8 months ago

Cancer survivor's quest for Everest

Since the first successful climb up Mt. Everest in 1953, more than 2,000 people have reached the summit, now a local man hopes to be included in that number. Mark Schaible is preparing to climb the world's highest mountain, "To be at one point the highest person on earth, for...

4 years 6 months ago

Man to climb Everest in Supersuit

As Canadian mountaineer Jamie Clarke scales Mt. Everest this month, he's wearing a suit that's just a few millimeters thick, only slightly thicker than a windbreaker. But despite the lack of the pillow-puffy down parka, he'll likely be more worried about overheating than freezing, because of a space-age insulator...

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