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Octogenarians summit Everest

...operation became the oldest conqueror of Mount Everest on Thursday, a feat he called "the world's...imagined I could make it to the top of Mount Everest at age 80. This is the world's best...mountaineering official Gyanendra Shrestha, at the Everest base camp, confirmed that Miura had reached...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-05-23/octogenarians-summit-everest
Outdoors
World class runner entered in 2015 Mount Marathon

...Europe. Following a seven-week trek through the Himilayas that includes an attempt at the world's tallest mountain, Mount Everest, Jornet will set his sights on the 3,022-foot peak of Mount Marathon in Seward, which has become one of the state's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-03-24/world-class-runner-entered-in-2015
Sports

...first block of ice tore loose from Mount Everest and started an avalanche that roared down...the people who have spent their lives in Everest's shadow, and who have spent years...was the deadliest disaster ever on Mount Everest.For the Sherpas, the once-obscure...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/binaj-gurubacharya/2014-04-19
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Andy Hall attempts to clear up Denali's history

...pinned the five member group down just as they were about to descend. While Mt. McKinley is at lower elevation than Mount Everest, the climb from the base of the tallest peak in North America is 3,000 feet further. Supplemental oxygen is not necessary...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-10-30/andy-hall-attempts-to-clear-up-d
Outdoors
Church news

...Marydale in Soldotna.North Kenai Chapel on the Kenai Spur Highway will host a presentation by author Jim Hale called "East of Everest" Sunday at 6 p.m. The slide show examines life and death while traveling through the remote and mysterious Hongu Valley...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-01-16/church-news
Community

...television."Litterbugs no longer welcome on Everest as Nepal aims to clean up world's tallest...this year's trekking season on Mount Everest, it is introducing new rules and oversight...cylinders now litter climbing routes, earning Everest the shame of being called "the world's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-04
News
For a different bulb, try planting alliums

...in Butler's garden, there are dozens of varieties of ornamental alliums.Try the shimmering white flowers of the Mount Everest allium, or the fuchsia with metallic undertones in the Stars of Persia variety, says Kim Fusaro, head gardener at the Mohonk...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-10-10/for-a-different-bulb-try-plantin
Outdoors
Perils of Polly: Speeding to the top of the world

...we were told we were five hours from Everest Base Camp, but had to hurry and eat breakfast...surrounded us everywhere except where Everest was supposed to be. OK, we'll wait...sunset -- 9 p.m. -- and there it was! Everest, shining pink in the sun. All the foreigners...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/120310/out_745178595.shtml
Outdoors
In Brief

...gym. The featured speaker will be Scott Darsney, mountaineering guide, photographer and adventurer. Darsney has climbed Everest, Denali (as a guide for Cancer Survivors on McKinley 1997), and many other peaks around the world. Donations are accepted...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/101207/news_3297.shtml

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