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Some student reporters pursued stories outside the San Francisco Bay Area on topics that would be of interest to Peninsula Press readers...Thundu and his fellow guide Ang Namgel Sherpa led a 2010 expedition that changed their lives and gave them new
The day the duo summited four people died while heading back down to base camp when they were trapped in an hours-long traffic jam. (Photo by Sierra Mountaineering International) There he was at the top of Mount Everest, and all he could really think
A glacier plane brings climbers to base camp through breathtaking mountain ranges. Special to the Daily Have you ever wanted to know what it is like to climb Mount McKinley, North America's tallest mountain? Two Vail locals recently climbed the
The Republic azcentral.com Dazed and severely dehydrated, Bob Gabrych lay down on the bare, frozen ground. The Surprise police officer was at Camp 2, 19,000 feet up Cerro Aconcagua, the tallest peak in the Western Hemisphere, in sight of the summit.
A few weeks ago, Bassam Sfeir was attempting to scale the world's highest mountain, but after a series of harrowing experiences he is back in the comfort of his hometown of Broummana, Metn, sifting through digital photos of people he met on the
Avalanche, falling rocks didnt deter Everest conquerors '+google_ads[i].line2 +' '+google_ads[i].line3 + ' A close shave with an avalanche, facing continuous rockfall for three days and no communication for 14 hours due to frozen walkie-talkie
53 AM Sunset : 6:16 PM Today Partly cloudy sky...A muscle pull for 53-year-old Rajendra during the descent is delaying the return of three climbers from Jharkhand, who had scaled the summit of Mt Everest on the morning of May 26.
Sherpas walking all night were able to reach the body of a Canadian woman who died on Mount Everest and have brought it most of the way down. The body of Shriya Shah-Klorfine is now at camp 2, which can be reached by helicopter. Tomorrow we will get
While hiking Qomolangma, the world's tallest mountain, mountaineer Wang Tianhan wrote on his micro blog that he was "kidnapped" on Tuesday by a group of people who turned out to be rescuers. Wang, a Beijing-based mountaineer, was hiking to an
Young Aaryan, the son of an Indian Navy officer, is the youngest ever in the world to have trekked all the way from Lukla to the Everest Base Camp in Nepal on May 13...In the process, the seven-year-old defied his age to beat an eight-year-old