Record Numbers Climb to Everest Peak

The summit of Mt. Everest is starting to look more like a busy intersection than the top of the world. Over the past month, approximately 500 climbers have made their way to the mountain's summit -- surviving the thin air, harsh terrain, and sub-zero temperatures that make scaling Everest one of the toughest physical challenges in the world -- and setting a new record for the most people to reach the summit in a single climbing season. The list of those reaching the top is wide-ranging: An...Full Story
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