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Reeling it in: Everest disaster made for the big screen

...the only group with designs on the mountain. In the summer of 1996, there were dozens of people gathered at the high base camp where climbers acclimatize and prepare for the treacherous ascent. It was this confusing mass, mixed with foul weather...
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...Turners eight days. Sean removed the tuba from its case and wrapped it in sweaters in his pack to minimize the weight.At base camp, at 15,000 feet, Sean took the instrument out and played "Somewhere Over the Rainbow," a performance that itself...
Sleeping by the fishes

...gazebo tent designated for food preparation, two outhouse tents and the other group members' dwellings made up their base camp situated on a calm section of beach between the Spruce Street entrance and the curve of the Kenai River's mouth. The...
Forsberg, Jornet rewrite Mount Marathon record book; Ostrander dazzles in debut

...skyraces, he was pulling off unprecedented feats like going up and down 20,237-foot Mount McKinley from Kahiltna Base Camp, at 7,300 feet, in 11 hours and 48 minutes. While nine-time Marathon women's champ and Olympic skier Nina Kemppel...
Aid pours in amid aftershocks after Nepal quake kills 1,865 avalanche after the quake swept base camp where expeditions were preparing...of collapsed ice and snow close to base camp at 5,000 meters (16,500 feet...Glomnes Johansen said that people at base camp were working on saving lives...

...attack on the African Union Mission to Somalia's Halane base camp, the group said in a statement.AMISOM said the gunmen...disguised in Somali National Army uniforms, breached the base camp and attempted to gain access to critical infrastructure...
Richard Gerould

...past summer for Jeff's funeral. Retiring from Plasterers & Cement Masons Local 867 in 2003, he and Cathy bought a "Base Camp" home in Cohoe. He was a member and officer of F.O.E Aerie 4317. Rick will be greatly missed for his willingness...

...north of Dotsero.The Steve Fossett Spirit of Adventure Base Camp will be the first summer camp operated by the Western...Colorado Council. "The Steve Fossett Spirit of Adventure Base Camp will provide Scouts the opportunity to enjoy a first-class...
Diabetic snowboarder Sean Busby rides 7 continents

...silver and bronze, Sean Busby was rounding out a set hardly any Olympian can dream of.It started 10,500 feet high at a base camp and ended hours later on his snowboard in Morocco's Toubkal National Park.By riding the highest mountain range in...

...avalanche hit, dozens of climbers and guides raced from the base camp - the mini-city of nylon and prayer flags and nightly...icefall is barely 500 meters (547 yards) higher than base camp, it can easily take a couple of hours to reach the popcorn...


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