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…

More Summit Attempts On Himalaya: Fall 2010

It has been another tough week in the Himalaya with teams once again making bids on both Manaslu and Cho Oyu, but weather conditions have not been favorable, and those attempts have been turned back. According to ExWeb, only a…

Mountain Hardware Sponsors Injured Soldiers Climbing Expedition

Healing 11 Injured Soldiers Mountain Hardwear is sponsoring the Soldiers to the Summit expedition this Fall. The group is made up of 12 injured soldiers (wounded warriors) and 10 Everest climbers (including MHW athlete Erik Weihenmayer). The goal is to…