A guide said 'the vibrations caused by helicopters can crack ice blocks and snow packs on mountains'
She once mused that her short stature had set her climbing, in order to obtain “a commanding view above anyone else”.
Mallory began writing to Eleanor Holmes in 1923 after she sent a fan letter to him
Nepal’s tourism secretary said the move is intended to improve safety and maintain the 'glory' of the summit
Hundreds of strangers on Facebook have helped Hallie Twomey with her mission
22-year-iold from Brighton began trekking alone in the region on 5 August but has not been heard of since
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Overcrowding and culture clashes are the modern Himalayan climbing experience
Fashion finds inspiration from the great explorers, discovers Harriet Walker
Irish climber Ian McKeever inspired others to follow their dreams
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Hollywood director James Cameron achieves his dream with journey into the deepest ocean trench
Hollywood director James Cameron has completed his journey to the deepest point of the ocean.
Intrepid TV adventurer and Chief Scout Bear Grylls has left the Discovery Channel after a row over "new programming", his publicist said today.
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