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Can a Serious Climber Also Be Vegan?

Kuntal Joisher | Posted 06.19.2014 | Green
Kuntal Joisher

I was able to adjust to all of these severe conditions while eating healthy vegan food such as raw vegetables and fruits, buckwheat, rice porridges, wheat breads, and dried fruits and nuts.

Retreat Is Not Defeat: Decisions Made in the Wake of the Everest Avalanche

Kuntal Joisher | Posted 06.03.2014 | Green
Kuntal Joisher

I had worked so hard to reach this point. Despite the tragedy, loss and danger, I still wanted to explore the possibility of climbing Everest from the north side. You may think, how selfish.

The Deadliest Event in Mt. Everest History: My Firsthand Account

Kuntal Joisher | Posted 07.20.2014 | Green
Kuntal Joisher

Although I'd been to the Everest base camp multiple times before, I'd never actually slept there. On April 18, I woke up around 7 a.m. to a commotion. Immediately, I knew something terrible had happened.

The Year Climate Change Closed Everest

The Atlantic | SVATI KIRSTEN NARULA | Posted 04.29.2014 | Green

The deadly avalanche on Everest earlier this month wasn't technically an avalanche. It was an "ice release"—a collapse of a glacial mass known as a ...

Everest Tragedy Exposes Big Business Interests At Play

Reuters | Posted 06.27.2014 | Business

* Nepal faces season without successful Everest ascent * Death of 16 sherpas in accident sparks crisis * Climbing world'...

Another Body Found After Everest's Deadliest Disaster

AP | BINAJ GURUBACHARYA | Posted 06.19.2014 | World

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's authorities temporarily halted climbing on Mount Everest while search teams dug through snow and ice Sunday for three...

Dog Ears Music: Volume 325

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.28.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Bobby "Blue" Bland, White Sea, Andreya Triana, and more.

Everest Climbers Have A Whole Lot Of Explaining To Do

AP | BINAJ GURUBACHARYA | Posted 03.05.2014 | Green

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Litterbugs, beware: Nepal is making new rules to persuade trekkers to clean up after themselves on Mount Everest, in the hope...

The Charm and Finesse of Everest's Chef Joho

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 03.17.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

I have been interviewing chefs on The Dinner Party for over two years, so it is about time that I interview a French one. Executive Chef Jean Joho of...

Kenya: My Eyes Open, Part 2

Toby Storie-Pugh | Posted 02.21.2014 | Impact
Toby Storie-Pugh

We are all simple people, but it doesn't mean our dreams must be. I had a dream to climb Everest; I just never imagined that I would be doing it alongside Kenya's newest hero.

Kenya: My Eyes Open, Part 1

Toby Storie-Pugh | Posted 02.18.2014 | Impact
Toby Storie-Pugh

I understood the pain caused by the ending of a dream. But to see a 12-year-old boy become aware that life was going to be a bitter disappointment was something I will never forget. My eyes were opened.

Everest: The World's Tallest Pile Of Garbage

time.com | Posted 05.29.2013 | Green

As more and more people try to test themselves against Everest--often paying over $100,000 for a "guided climb"--this desolate mountain is becoming as...

PHOTOS: National Geographic Goes To Everest

Posted 05.28.2013 | Green

From National Geographic Magazine: Everest has always been a trophy, but now that almost 4,000 people have reached its summit, some more than once,...

Octogenarian Becomes Oldest Person To Scale Everest

AP | BINAJ GURUBACHARYA | Posted 07.22.2013 | World

KATMANDU, Nepal — An 80-year-old Japanese man who began the year with his fourth heart operation became the oldest conqueror of Mount Everest on...

Indian Woman Is First Female Amputee To Conquer Everest

Agence France Presse | | Posted 07.22.2013 | World

An Indian woman who lost her leg after she was thrown from a moving train two years ago has become the first female amputee to climb Everest, expediti...

80-Year-Old Man Begins Journey To Become Eldest On Everest

The Huffington Post | Carlo Davis | Posted 05.17.2013 | World

An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer has set out to reclaim his title as the oldest man ever to successfully summit Mount Everest. According to the...

Patience, Hope, Faith -The Final Push on Mt. Everest is Near!

Georgina Miranda | Posted 05.13.2013 | Impact
Georgina Miranda

It is near the final stretch of my Everest for Congo Women Climb and time to put the 6 plus weeks of living on the mountain and preparation to the test! In just a few days I will begin the journey from Everest Base Camp, 17,500 feet, to hopefully the top of the world, 29,028 feet.

Fighting Climbers On Mt. Everest Reach Truce

AP | BINAJ GURUBACHARYA | Posted 05.01.2013 | World

KATMANDU, Nepal -- A truce has been reached between three foreign climbers and Nepalese Sherpa guides who were involved in a fistfight on Mount Everes...

Epic Photos of the Everest Base Camp Trek

HUMANITY.TV | Posted 02.15.2013 | Travel
HUMANITY.TV

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Dog Ears Music: The Gifting List

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 02.13.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Dave Brubeck, Everest, Ravi Shankar, Tinariwen, Fats Waller, Frankie Miller and more.

PHOTOS: Flying Into The World's Most Dangerous Airport

Kip Patrick | Posted 02.09.2013 | Travel
Kip Patrick

By the time we finally landed, three people had sobbed loudly, two lost their breakfasts. Not one of us said a word until the plane came to a stop.

No Survivors In Fiery Plane Crash

AP | BINAJ GURUBACHARYA | Posted 09.28.2012 | World

KATMANDU, Nepal -- A plane carrying trekkers to the Mount Everest region hit a bird and crashed just after takeoff Friday in Nepal's capital, killing ...

Lesson To Freshmen: ‘Fear Is OK'

TheDAOnline.com | Bryan Bumgardner | Posted 08.22.2012 | Healthy Living

Even though she’s climbed mountains on every continent, world famous climber Alison Levine can now call herself a Mountaineer. Levine came to West V...

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: Everest Climbing and Danny Chait Rising

Jon Chattman | Posted 09.24.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Being released from their record deal felt so freeing for the band Everest that their latest album in many ways felt like the very first time.

Chhiring Dorje Describes Heroic Rescue for the First Time

Peter Zuckerman | Posted 08.13.2012 | Books
Peter Zuckerman

Chhiring Dorje, a 12-time Everest summiter who is one of the world's best Sherpa mountaineers, once pulled off one of the most difficult and dramatic rescues in the history of mountaineering.