The Wildest Dream – Conquest of Everest

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In 1924, George Mallory and Sandy Irvine made an ill-fated attempt to summit Mt. Everest, nearly 30 years before it was officially recognized as being summited by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay. Then, nearly 80 years later, an experienced team of Mountaineers lead by Conrad Anker went back to Everest to find George Mallory's body. What they … [Read more...]

Rocky Mountain Highs on Humboldt Peak

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When my brother and I left JPFreek's second annual staff gathering in Divide, Colorado on Sunday July 25th, our destination was the Sangre de Cristo (Blood of Christ) mountain range to climb a challenging 14,000' peak:  Humboldt Peak. … [Read more...]