Sherpas Set New Records For Scaling Mount EverestA pair of sherpas set new records today for most climbs of the world's tallest mountain.
Man Returning To Earthquake-Ravaged Nepal To Help His FamilyThe rescue effort in Nepal ramped up even more Monday after much needed supplies reached the earthquake-ravaged area.
Minn.'s Nepalese Community Raising Funds For Quake VictimsMinnesota's Nepalese community is raising money to aid for victims of Saturday's massive earthquake in Nepal. The estimated magnitude 7.8 quake struck a heavily populated area, including the capital, Kathmandu.
Local Climbers Reflect on Mount Everest AvalancheThirteen people are now confirmed dead and three are still missing after an avalanche hit the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest. The avalanche barreled down a narrow climbing pass where Sherpa guides were making their way up. The guides were hauling gear to the higher camps for climbers to use in their attempt to reach the summit next month.
Climb The Tallest Mountain In The World In 30 MinsMount 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.
Mayo Researchers Return To Minn. After Study Atop Everest A team of doctors and elite athletes are just back from a study that's far from the science lab.
Mayo Clinic Team Leaving For Mount EverestA six-member Mayo Clinic team leaves Rochester Monday for a month-long expedition to Nepal and Mount Everest.