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Climbers' Quake Efforts, interview with Adrian Hayes: "Re-building houses needs cash"

"One guy with two porters is never going to save the world," Adrian says, but the reward of doing something is huge.

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Climbers' Quake Efforts: Call for Rolwaling and latest from Hayes (updated)

Shoutout for a forgotten border valley. UPDATE 7.3 quake strikes today (previous was 7.8)

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Annapurna to Barpak: Don Bowie climbing team reports from remote Nepal

Bowie, Erdmann, Roskelley, Barber and Nuril report, destroyed villages receive

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Explorersweb interview with Adrian Hayes: "I’d love to take some IS, Taliban and Al Qaeda leaders above 8000 meters"

The outspoken real life survivalist was off to Makalu and Lhotse, and then everything changed.

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Climbing community assists villages - updated

"It is not just a tragedy for Kathmandu and Everest"

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6SummitsChallenge/Mission14 to Discontinue Everest, Lhotse, Makalu Attempts

6 Summits Challenge Refocuses Efforts in Nepal After Natural Disasters

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Video: Avalanche hits Everest; and don't forget the villages

Teodor Johansen and Paul Devaney filmed the avalanche and experience the big challenges of the small villages

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Another Everest Video: Tribute to the Fallen

“The whole horizon line explodes…”

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Other 8000ers: Chinese authority suspended climbing, Decisions on Nepal Mountains

Sherpas want to return to help their relatives, others say their mountain is angry

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First Everest Avalanche Video Shows Monster Cloud Hitting Camps

“The ground is shaking!” …sheize…shit…

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Nepal/Everest quake, end of day 2: Aftershocks, Namche evacuated, weather worsening

Aftershocks, Namche and trekking villages wrecked, bad weather approaching, guides try to repair icefall route.

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Pakistan Deployed Four Military Aircrafts for Nepal Relief, Alpine Club Letter of Support

Alpine Club of Pakistan President Manzoor Hussain Lt Col addresses Ang Tshering Sherpa, President of the Nepal Mountaineering Association

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Injured Servicemen take on the Dakar Rally

Race2Recovery is the only disabled rally team in the world

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Study questions link between AMS and HACE

Researchers find retinal blood vessels leak at altitude, but downplay connection with altitude sickness

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Doping on Mount Everest

Lance Armstrong is not the only one.

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Antarctic Plane Crash: Voice recorder recovered from wreckage

The search-and-rescue team was able to recover some equipment from the exposed tail of the de Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter, including the cockpit voice recorder.

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ExWeb CES report: Something new is brewing

It's in the air but no one knows exactly what it is.

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Amazon Davey reflecting the attack and help: “a spirit for adventure is very, very difficult to lose!”

Heavily wounded and with no identity documents & no money the indigenous people in the Jungle washed off Davey’s dry blood, rubbed his back every time he was throwing up blood, prayed or chanted what felt like blessings and protection.

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Amazon Davey du Plessis update: The riddle of 4 hours in a river boat

All the bullets are still in Davey’s body. Biggest concern to the doctors in Lima is the bullets in his lung and heart. But what happened when the solo Amazon navigator spent 4 hours in a river boat with multiple bullet wounds?

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Paralympics watch: ExWeb interview with adaptive rower and Shot Put World Record holder, Angela Madsen

A surgery went bad and she ended up in a wheelchair. She lost more than her legs, Angela tells ExplorersWeb. It was hard to pick up the pieces but she plotted a new course to her destination. Watch her at the 2012 Paralympics.

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Solo Davey du Plessis Amazon attack update: “horrendous to the worst degree”

He has bullets in his spine, face, neck, skull, arms, was left for dead, got up, ran for about 5 km to get help, saw people, tried to call for help but no sound came out because he had been shot in the neck. The people wanted money to help him; he had none.

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Solo Amazon adventurer shot – urgent help needed

The South African, Davey du Plessis, who is attempting to navigate the Amazon from source to sea on his own, has been shot in the jungle. The area is known for the operations by drug cartels.

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Pushing the limits without legs: Andy Campbell 30,000 miles to go

8 years ago Andy Campbell lost the use of his legs in a mountaineering accident. This month he sets off on a 30,000 mile journey across 4 continents by off-road wheelchair, handcycle, paraglider, and kayak; feeding his desire for freedom and adventure.

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The Polar skier and the blind man: Another river paddle

Howard Fairbank and Imtiaaz (Imi) Moosa, who went totally blind 6 years ago, are on another river paddle quest; this time in Quetico Park, Canada.

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Pakistan kick-off interview: Anneli Wester, sky camping

Now to something extraordinary, even for the wild side of Himalaya.

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Heads-up climbers on Everest and Lhotse: Double-check your oxygen gear

"I urge everyone with Summit regulators to test them before committing to use high," Ted Atkins says.

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Annapurna current: no stopping amputee climber Zsolt Eross

Amputee Zsolt Eross is part of the Hungarian team on Annapurna.

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Real-life Hunger Games: diet tips for North Pole skiers

A nutritional heads-up for Arctic skiers

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Everest oxygen blowup take three: word from Ted and Summit

Here goes an update on the current Everest supplementary oxygen situation.

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Study: high altitude protects against injury and disease

Good news for high altitude climbers: exercise and low-oxygen environments make cells more resistant to injury and disease; and the effect lasts for months after the expedition.

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Everest: more oxygen blowing up in Kathmandu

There has been another incident with exploding oxygen writes Ted Atkins.

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Everest oxygen headsup, Ted Atkins: "I was injured testing a Poisk regulator with a new Summit cylinder"

Ted Atkins makes the popular Topout masks for supplementary oxygen on Everest. Here a word from him regarding an accident last week.

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Regenerative medicine: Man regrows finger, future for frostbite recovery?

Regenerative medicine is gaining ground with leaps and bounds. Simple organs are grown (or printed) in the labs. A video, showing a man who regrew his fingertip, could point to the future of frostbite recovery.

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K2: details on the fight for Vitaly Gorelik

It was sudden and unexpected. Because many have asked, here go details on Vitaly Gorelik's fate on the Russian winter K2 attempt.

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Ice wounds: Antarctica battle scars in tales and pictures

Season folding, pictures from Antarctica show evidence of a hard fight. Some will recover soon, some will have to live with their "souvenirs" for the rest of their lives. Lucky enough, modern logistics spared all skiers the high price paid one hundred years ago by the British pioneers.

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Alan Lock: As far as the mind can reach - blind man for the pole

In 2003, 24-years old Alan Lock began to rapidly lose his vision. Instead of crawling into a corner, the young UC Berkeley grad and Royal Navy Officer has already lived a lifetime. Next, he aims to be the first blind person to ski from the Coast to the South Pole.

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BSES polar bear attack survivor speaks out

The young adventurer watched a 250kg polar bear dragging one of his expedition leaders along by his head, before the animal reached for him with a blood covered nose and jaws locking over his head, crunching his skull. 16-year-old Patrick Flinders, has spoken out about his experience.

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Karakoram: frostbite amputee for extreme paraglide

Thinking of "Touching The Void" Jeong-Heon Park lost his fingers to frostbite when saving his partner Gang-Sik Choi from a deep crevasse. Switching focus, in the next six months Park will paraglide the Himalayas using hot air balloon to reach altitudes up to 7000 meters.

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A blind man's adventure, "What inspires and encourages humans is consciousness of ones power"

"In summary, this trip reminded me of what I could do, and not what I was incapable of doing," said Imtiaz Moosa following a life changing canoe trip down the Yukon River. Adventurer Howard Fairbanks wrote how returning to the city changed everything though.

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K2 rescuer about the Cold Avenger: "Should be part of an altitude prescription"

The face mask not only unlocked ExWeb stories this Everest season but could also help you summit with proper use. "I believe use of the mask is in fact most important during the early acclimatization stages for high altitude climbing," said Eric F. Meyer, M.D (K2, 2008).

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Diabetic pilot, Douglas Cairns, flies to the North Pole

A diabetic & former British Royal Air Force jet pilot, Douglas Cairns, flew from Alaska to the Magnetic and Geographic North Poles in a light twin-engine, piston powered aircraft. After circling 90 deg N, he flew to Barneo and landed on the ice runway where they fixed two problems on the plane.

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ExWeb interview with Wendy Booker, to the North Pole with Multiple Sclerosis, we cant take a single day for granted

Currently Wendy is out on the Arctic Ocean, running beside a dogsled. Her ability to run long distances though, was born out of a challenge she set for herself after being diagnosed with MS. She tells ExWeb about changing her initial negative emotions into big challenges.

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Wendy Booker, Multiple Sclerosis patient, heading to the North Pole with dogs

When first diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 1998, Wendy was crushed. But she was also determined to see how hard and how far she could push back at her diagnosis. She started running marathons and climbing mountains, and will now attempt a Last Degree dog sled expedition to the North Pole.

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Alaska Crossings: 'lost' kids into the wild

There are lessons in the text that nature renders wrote Robert Service in his classic poem "The Call of the Wild." The team at Alaska Crossings take this literally, helping 'lost' youths cope with abuse by exposing them to a Wild of a purer kind.

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Pakistan training update: Mountain guide course in Islamabad, Poles' mental reinforcement

In spite of the approaching winter, Pakistan is far from being quiet. Four expeditions are preparing to attempt the country's 8000ers during the cold season, while local mountaineers attend a Mountain Guidind course launched by the Pakistan Alpine Club.

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Hervé Barmasse: The vertical future of Shimshal women

150 years ago, villages in the Alps patiently waited out winters, hoping to work as porters during the summer. Hervé Barmasse has launched the "Pakistan Winter Sport" project to provide Shimshal a similar future as local mountain guides for both men and women alike.

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Arctic Trucks' Icelandic South Pole drivers called in for crevasse rescue near Novolazarevskaya

The Icelandic drivers from Arctic Trucks were called in to rescue a man who fell in a crevasse. He was a worker at the luxury camp White Desert who went for a walk. After several attempts by White Desert the Icelandic team was called in to save the man who could not have survived much longer in the cold.

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ExWeb interview with Meagan McGrath (final), My sense of achievement was more than I would have felt if I hadn't fallen into the crevasse

Today Megan tells ExWeb more about the influence off the Antarctic crevasse fall on her South Pole ski as well as about her recent experience on K2. She also compared the mountains and poles: very civilized, a "gentleman's" sport and dangerous vs. grueling endeavor, no break, no rest, just give

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ExWeb Interview with Meagan McGrath (part 1), “Optimism helped me realize that falling in a crevasse wasn't hopeless”

While climbing Everest Meagan’s interest in skiing to the South Pole was triggered. Out on her own from the Hercules Inlet start, she fell in a crevasse. After her rescue, she decided to carry on from Patriot Hills, very scared and drawing motivation from within herself to keep going every day, she told

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"Shattered": Stephen Koch & Michelle Smith's Grand Teton rescue video

While enjoying the first mixed-climbing trips of the season in the Wyoming mountains, climber and snowboarder Stephen Koch got involved in a rescue at the Valhalata Traverse, on the backside of the Tetons. Injured mate Michelle has summed up the adventure in a video.

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Heads-up: Ben Davenports Cape Cornwall to Cape Horn drive despite Noonan Syndrome

At the end of April Ben Davenport plans to depart on a journey with a 4x4 vehicle through 37 countries from (Cape) Cornwall to Cape Horn. Born with the rare condition, Noonan Syndrome, Ben plans to show that one doesn't have to be perfect to have a dream and go for it.

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ExWeb interview with first MS Everest summiteer Lori Schneider: Dont be afraid to try

"One day I awoke with numbness in half of my body overnight, and my whole world came crashing down around me." Lori took to the mountains and finally stood on a stormy Everest summit, ten years after being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. One by one, the 7 Summits had taught her how to be brave.

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Lhotse 2010 preview: Himalaya training - Kazakh style

Fast, strong, and determined, Kazakh climbers are outstanding on high altitude. Currently, the men are doing three daily ascents in preps for the upcoming Lhotse attempt. Here the workout tips - do try them at home - from Vassiliy Pivtsov and Kazakhstan Armys Sports Club team coach Iljinsky.

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The "new" Basecamp MD: Remote Medical at ExplorersWeb

A market leader with over seventy employees across North America, conducting operations and training on seven continents; Remote Medical will be main contributor on the medical section of ExplorersWeb (BaseCampMD), now expanding from Everest to the rest of the world.

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Geoff Holt completed his Atlantic sail 25 years after being paralyzed

I want my arrival to be a celebration of the past 25 years, Geoff stated in his blog before arriving in Tortola, British Virgin Islands on 7 January.Geoff, his carer Susana, and a photographer Digby, successfully crossed the Atlantic. They left from Lanzarote, one of the Canary Islands in December 2009.

 
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