Extreme Altitude Mt Everest – Mayo Clinic

What do extreme athletes who can summit the peaks of Mt. Everest have in common with people with heart failure? The answer is: more than you might think. Researchers at Mayo Clinic say climbers or anyone exposed to extreme altitudes…

Joe Puryear Dies While Climbing In Tibet

37-year old Joe Puryear, one of the top alpine climbers in the U.S., perished while climbing in Tibet this week. The former Mt. Rainier  ranger, graphic artist, and author, was attempting to scale the 7367 meter (24,170 ft) Labuche Kang, located in…

Extreme Ice Survey on Everest

Extreme Ice Survey (EIS), The North Face, and Famed Mountaineer Conrad Anker, Team Up To Install Cameras on Everest & around the High Himalayas Five Extreme Ice Survey (EIS) cameras are now in position on the lofty slopes of the…
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