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The Planet Ice Project: Mt. Everest

By James Martin

James Martin, writing exclusively for as he photographs and researches his book, Planet Ice, reports from Mount Everest.

Dave Hahn: Incredible Performance on Everest's Everest correspondent set a record for US climbers with his ninth ascent, and then helped make a life saving technical rescue from high on the mountain. All this after he climbed Everest twice the previous puts Dave Hahn at the top of the game.

Ed Viesturs' Himalayan Quest

Only 14 peaks reach above 8,000 meters (about 26,000 feet). For fifteen years, since his ascent of Kangchenjunga, they have been the focus of Ed Viesturs climbing efforts.

Reflections on Everest

Ed Viesturs takes a moment to share some new photographs and reflect on his most recent ascent of Mount Everest--his sixth.

Viesturs Summits Everest a Sixth Time

In an exclusive interview with Ed Viesturs from the South Col, the climber describes his sixth successful ascent of Everest and says he will put off an attempt on Annapurna until 2005

Two Times to the Top

By Dave Hahn

Mountain guide and correspondent Dave Hahn reflects on a rare guiding achievement: reaching the top of Mount Everest twice in five months, in spring and in fall.

Reflections on Everest 2006

By Dave Hahn

Everest Correspondent Dave Hahn takes a moment to reflect on the Everest season just finished, and his own seventh successful trip to the top.

The Changing Role of Sherpa Climbers

With his seventh Everest summit, climbing leaders such as Lakpa Rita Sherpa are redefining what it means to be a high altitude Sherpa climber on Everest and around the world.

Classic Hikes of the World

By Peter Potterfield - September 2nd, 2005

An excerpt from Peter Potterfield's new book on the world's best hiking routes, including the Grand Canyon, Kungsleden, McGonagall Pass, Routeburn Track and the Wonderland Trail.

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Video: Helicopter Lands on Everest

Helicopter lands on the summit of Mount Everest.

Helicopter on Everest makes History

For the first time in history, a helicopter unexpectedly touched down on the summit of Everest, its pilot settling onto the summit snows.

Climber dies on Mount Everest

Accident in the Khumbu Icefall on Mount Everest takes the life of a climber hoping to reach the summit with his brother.

Mount Everest Expedition Leader Dies

Canadian Sean Egan, on his third expedition to Everest, collapsed in Dughla while descending for medical reasons.

A World of Adventure

By Jake Norton

Jake Norton has photographed the world's mountains, peoples, and cultures for
a variety of clients.

Top Ten Sights in Asia and the South Pacific

Discover Asia. See it all! Here are the top sights - from Angkor Wat to Mount Everest to the Great Barrier Reef to the Great Wall of China.

Hike Like a Sherpa

By Doug Gantenbein

The legendary hikers of the Himalaya can teach lowlanders a thing or two.

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