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Mount Everest

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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

Ellen Miller (credit: CBS)

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

Cory Richards (credit: coryrichards.com)

Boulder Photographer Won’t Complete Everest Climb

A Colorado photographer who had to be airlifted off Mount Everest won’t return to a National Geographic expedition up the mountain.

05/03/2012

Cory Richards (credit: coryrichards.com)

Boulder Man Rescued By Helicopter From Mount Everest

A Boulder-based photographer and climber for National Geographic had to be airlifted off of Mount Everest for fear he was suffering from pulmonary embolism or a blood clot in the lungs.

05/01/2012

Erik Weihenmayer (credit: CBS)

Blind Climber Who Scaled Everest Helps Others Shatter Barriers

Ten years ago Erik Weihenmayer became the first and only blind man to scale Everest. He didn’t need to see it — he felt it — he lived it. He introduced people to a world with no barriers.

05/30/2011

Aerial photograph of the Khumbu Icefall along Everest's West Shoulder May 15, 2003 on the Nepal-Tibet border. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

‘The Wildest Dream’ Combines Adventure With Reality

Generations of climbers have been inspired by the simple fact that a mountain is there. That’s the basis of a new IMAX movie at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.

02/17/2011

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