In 1996, Jon Krakauer went to Everest for Outside magazine to report on how commercial expeditions were changing the mountain. He got a far bigger story: on the day he reached the summit, a number of mountain guides (including New Zealander Rob Hall, pictured) and their wealthy clients were caught in a storm and eight died. This Day in History: May 10, 1996: Death on Mount Everest http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/
Edmund Hillary et son sherpa Tensing Norgay atteignent le sommet de l'Everest pour la première fois, en // New Zealander Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay become the first to reach the summit of Mount Everest, in
A man stands atop the Organ Pipes at Mt Wellington, Tasmania, Australia The Organ Pipes are a geological structure made up of towering columns of rock. The towers were formed during the Jurassic period when Tasmania broke off from Antarctica.
Mel read Into Thin Air while on the road. Needless to say, she has a newfound respect for moutaineering // Rob Hall, Scott Fischer, Anatoli Boukreev, and Jon Krakauer - Into Thin Air Illustrated Edition (Jon Krakauer) book.
Extreme skiing in Wyoming. Cliff camping. Skywalking in the Alps. Climbing Redwoods. Sitting on the Trolltunga rock in Norway. Jumping on the Trolltunga rock in Norway. Rock climbing in South Africa. Ice climbing a frozen waterfall. Extreme picnicking. Skywalking on Mount Nimbus in Canada. Tree #Iceclimbing