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Op-ed: Hollywood can't handle the truth

...emergency landing in the Hudson River with a disabled passenger jet full of passengers. Survive a devastating storm atop Mount Everest. Become the most lethal sniper in the history of the U.S. military.Before the advent of the movie "Truth...
Reeling it in: Everest disaster made for the big screen

...Jon Krakauer released "Into Thin Air," his account of a terrifying disaster that had taken place on the slopes of Mount Everest three years earlier. It is a breathless read, a grimly fascinating story, and one that Hollywood would eat up with...
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Astronaut's visit excites Ketchikan students

...of resilient guests, which already includes Swanson, a professional rodeo champion, the first amputee to summit Mount Everest and a retired general who spent six years as a prisoner of war. And that's a list the Powers said will keep growing...
World class runner entered in 2015 Mount Marathon

...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...
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...

...first block of ice tore loose from Mount Everest and started an avalanche that...the deadliest disaster ever on Mount Everest.For the Sherpas, the the result of the economy of Mount Everest, which brings tens of millions...

...Litterbugs are no longer welcome on the roof of the world.As Nepal welcomes this year's trekking season on Mount Everest, it is introducing new rules and oversight this week in hopes of taking more control over the world's tallest mountain...
Perils of Polly: China and Tibet, one step at a time

...water running in our room. Small things can create such great happiness. Now, on to higher altitudes, including Mount Everest, in the "roof of the world." Watch for another installment of Polly's adventure on the Clarion Recreation page...
Perils of Polly: Onward, upward

...woke us before 7 every morning. If it weren't for Mount Everest, we would have considered canning the tour through...and pee -- and of course to drive on the road to Mount Everest. USA, you're looking really good. We left the 12...
For climbing group, Eagle River peak's a draw

...pounds." Devine for Denny and Rud both was their wake-up call. A longtime climber himself, Devine has supported a Mount Everest expedition in Nepal, and climbed such well-known peaks as 17,000-foot Izta in Mexico, 20,320-foot Denali...


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