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USGS In Golden Monitors Latest Deadly Seismic Event In Nepal

A new and powerful earthquake has rattled Nepal. This one hit near Kodari, a town considered a gateway for travel to Mount Everest and was a magnitude 7.3.

05/12/2015

Everest Base Camp on April 26, 2015, a day after an avalanche triggered by an earthquake devastated the camp.  (ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Everest Climbers From Colorado Open Up About Surviving Avalanche, Dramatic Rescue

Jim Davidson came back from Mount Everest with an anything-but-ordinary story. The Colorado man was on Mount Everest’s Camp One during an avalanche following the Nepal earthquake in late April. After being rescued and flown to base camp by an helicopter, Davidson connected with friend and fellow climber Jon Kedrowski.

05/11/2015

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Colorado Doctor Travels To Nepal In Aftermath Of Earthquake

A Colorado doctor is traveling to Nepal to help in the aftermath of a devastating earthquake. The death toll has topped 5,000 people and the country is desperate for medical help, food and water.

04/29/2015

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Colorado Climber Trapped On Everest: ‘Sound… Bigger Than Anything I’d Ever Heard’

A climber from Colorado is among the survivors on Mount Everest after an avalanche triggered by the earthquake that shook Nepal. Jim Davidson detailed his account of survival on CBS This Morning.

04/28/2015

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Boulder Climber: Himalayan Avalanche Struck ‘Like A Bulldozer Coming Into That Camp’

An American military plane carrying a disaster relief team and 45 tons of supplies is headed to Nepal. It’s part of the international response to Saturday’s devastating earthquake.

04/26/2015

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Colorado Climber Attempting Everest Summit Safe After Earthquake

A Colorado man attempting to summit Mount Everest is documenting what happened in Nepal after a massive earthquake via Twitter.

04/25/2015

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Guide To The American Mountaineering Museum

The Bradford Washburn American Mountaineering Museum in Golden has some amazing history inside. The museum is a good deal, too.

08/01/2014

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Broomfield Man Waits To Climb Mount Everest Following Deadly Avalanche

A climber from Colorado has been waiting at Everest Base Camp to see if he’ll be able to scale the mountain. There’s talk of canceling all Mount Everest climbs after last week’s deadly avalanche.

04/22/2014

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Climb The Tallest Mountain In The World In 30 Mins

Mount Everest gets all the credit, but Hawaii’s Mauna Kea (an idle volcano that’s been around for, you know, a million years) is technically the world’s tallest mountain. Technically. While it stands 13,800ft above sea level, more than two thirds of the hill is actually submerged underwater, which brings the total height to 33,136ft.

03/28/2014

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Vail Woman First American Woman To Complete Everest Trilogy

A woman from Vail is the first American woman to complete the Everest Trilogy, summiting three of the world’s highest peaks.

01/14/2014

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