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Aid pours in amid aftershocks after Nepal quake kills 1,865

...powerful earthquake killed at least 1,865 people across the Himalayan region.The death toll continued to climb as more reports...people, relies heavily on tourism, principally trekking and Himalayan mountain climbing.A mountaineering guide, Ang Tshering...
Homer Doc Fest a family affair

...Sutton.Another movie got similar Sutton praise. "Meru," which documents three climbers' attempt to scale a formidable Himalayan mountain, is "a Homer kind of thing," whose spectacular footage and human grit Sutton expects will leave viewers breathless...
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Reeling it in: Everest disaster made for the big screen

...chain of events where one thing after another went wrong.Rob Hall is the owner of Adventure Consulting, a professional Himalayan guide who makes his living by leading mountain climbing tourists, mostly rich, up the side of the world's highest mountain...
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Empowering women, one ice pick at a time

...its beginnings, was the first woman to climb Makalu, the Himalayan peak that is the fifth highest in the world, at 27,825 feet. Reynolds herself has been an Outward Bound instructor and Himalayan trek leader.Calhoun said her other guiding often involves...

...nightly parties built every year for its hundreds of temporary residents - in search of survivors, said Prakash Adhikari of the Himalayan Rescue Association, which has a medical team at the camp.But while the icefall is barely 500 meters (547 yards) higher...
Refuge Notebook - Thanksgiving: Remembering those who trusted, encouraged and inspired us

...Durwood Allen's research on wolves on Isle Royale, George Schaller's studies on mountain gorillas, tigers, lions, and Himalayan and Tibetan wildlife, and my advisor and mentor Maurice Hornocker's studies on grizzly bears and cougars and later on wolverines...
Art show takes viewer to far places

...zebras," Van Dusseldorp said. Alaska is represented in several glossy images, including a dining brown bear, a vibrant Himalayan poppy and a Alaskan chocolate lily."(The lily) grew wild in our yard," Johnson said. Another far away place depicted...
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...Kauai's branch of the Hawaii Foodbank, said.The dish of lentils, rice, a blend of six dehydrated vegetables and pink Himalayan salt was selected because of its easily digestible source of protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals."We've done...
Perils of Polly: Speeding to the top of the world

...we headed back toward the Friendship Highway -- but were still in for more surprises. We stopped the driver to see some Himalayan blue sheep and a huge marmot they call a snow pig, and this time HE got excited, and pointed to some tiny deer that were...
Is it cold enough for ya?: Sub-zero snap doesn't cool reporter's winter enthusiasm toes were numb, fingers frozen and body aching. I'm not sure thermal underwear would have helped much. Peterman's Himalayan Walking Shoes probably would have done the trick, though. Evidently, the rink wasn't heated, as I had previously believed...


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