JACKSON, Wyo. — When John Griber heard the roaring sound of an avalanche at around 6:30 a.m. April 18, he wasn't too concerned.
CASPER, Wyo. — Laramie native and adventure writer Mark Jenkins has climbed Mount Everest, hitchhiked through Tibet, bicycled coast-to-coast across what was once the Soviet Union and written about canyoneering for Playboy magazine.
POWELL ─ Mark Jenkins, an international alpinist and field staff writer for National Geographic magazine, will discuss his ascent of Mount Everest in a 4 p.m. free presentation Friday in Room 70 of the Fagerberg Building at Northwest College.
If you've ever wanted to go to Mount Everest, or just like amazing photos, check out this gigapixel photo of the Khumbu Glacier.
BOZEMAN — Even on Mount Everest, people see evidence of climate change.
LARAMIE — Laramie resident Mark Jenkins has reached the summit of Mount Everest.
Bar-headed geese are pretty amazing fliers. During their twice-annual migrations, they fly over the top of the highest mountains in the world, the Himalayas. The highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest at 29,029 feet above sea level, is in the Himalayas.
Just when you thought things couldn't get any crazier: Adventurer makes wingsuit flight to land at Everest base camp
Adventurers continue to seek new firsts in unusual ways, which keeps getting harder as people push the envelope more and more.
As world-record attempts go, Eric Larsen’s “Save the Poles” expedition was a doozy. In 2009, the Minnesota-based explorer set out to be the first person to visit three literal “ends of the Earth” — the North Pole, the South Pole, and the summit of Mount Everest — in a single year’s time.
After decades of planning, saving and dreaming, Pete Solie made his childhood fantasy come true on May 17 when he summitted 29,028-foot high Mount Everest.
A pair of wool pants could have kept a less-experienced climber from summiting Mount Everest in 2007, but Bozeman climber Conrad Anker, straddled with gear and clothing from 1924, accomplished what George Mallory likely did not.
Anker, left, and Houlding concentrate fully on the details of their Mount Everest expedition during a planning meeting at base camp. (Courtesyphoto)\