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Lonnie Dupre turned back from summiting Denali Sunday, abandoning his third attempt to become the first person to summit the 20,320-foot peak alone in the month of January. Special to the Daily / Dmitri von Klein After 19 days on North America's
Extreme cold has thwarted a Minnesota climber's third attempt to become the first person to summit Alaska's Mount McKinley solo in the dead of winter. The Anchorage Daily News ( http://is.gd/liWrCn ) says 51-year-old Lonnie Dupre told his support
On Sunday, after spending less than 48 hours at 17,200 feet, Dupre hopes to make a summit bid in his continuing effort to become the first person to make a solo ascent of Denali in the dead of winter. Dupre, 51, is an arctic adventurer who is back on
Minnesota climber Lonnie Dupre is making his third attempt to become the first person to climb Alaska's Mount McKinley solo in January. Dupre is in position to climb to the last camp before the summit of North America's highest mountain. The Grand
Lonnie Dupre arrives back at base camp on Kahiltna Glacier in Alaska. Dupre has been in Summit County recently to train at elevation for his third attempt at summiting Mount McKinley, also known as Denali, in January. If he succeeds, he will be among
The University of Iowa will open its Earth Month activities Thursday with a visit by polar explorer Lonnie Dupre. Dupre, who has traveled more than 15,000 miles through the high arctic and polar regions by dog team, ski and kayak as well as to the
Palmer climbers Christine Feret and Artur Testov are working their way down Mount McKinley, ending their second straight attempt at a winter summit after spending three weeks on the mountain, most of it spent either laboring through heavy snow or
Minnesota climber Lonnie Dupre is back in his home state after cutting short his solo attempt to climb North America's highest mountain. Dupre, who's from Grand Marais, arrived Wednesday at Minneapolis-St...Dupre tried to become the person to climb
A Minnesota adventurer rode out a moderate earthquake while stuck in a snow-encased trench on Alaska's Mount McKinley, his expedition manager said. Tom Surprenant said Lonnie Dupre endured six days, including Saturday when a 5.4 magnitude temblor "
12/30/10 8:48 am A Minnesota man known for his polar adventures got an extra day Wednesday to think about -- and fatten up for -- his quest to become the first person to make a solo ascent of Mount McKinley in the dead of winter.