OUTDOORS WITH SAM COOK Everest approach must wait for clearing weather
Grand Marais and Boulder, Colo., polar adventurer and climber Eric Larsen is playing the waiting game in Namche Bazar, a tiny village high in the Himalayas. Larsen and part of his team of Sherpas is w... Posted on 9/7/10 at 8:39 AM
Because Everest is the highest mountain in the world, Mayo officials say it's a natural lab for studying heart disease, lung problems, muscle loss, sleeping disorders and new medical technologies. The data is expected to provide new insights into aging patients and heart disease.
Troy Aupperle of Miltona, Minn., accomplished a feat that only about 30 people in the U.S. have ever achieved. And only two people have done it in less time. On May 22, as Aupperle stepped foot at the summit of Mount Everest in the Himalayan mountain range in Asia, he became one of an elite few. Auuperle, of Miltona, Minn., has conquered all Seven Summits by climbing all the way to the highest peak on every continent in the world.
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