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Trash, Treasure, History, and Meaning

A letter from 1933 found frozen into a sleeping bag at 27,400 feet on Mount Everest. Trash, treasure, and meaning.

ESSAYS & INSPIRATION MOUNTAINS & ADVENTURE

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Endurance Indeed

Some memories and images from my 2004 crossing of South Georgia with Dave Hahn, prompted by today's discovery of the Endurance, Sir Ernest Shackleton's ship.

MOUNTAINS & ADVENTURE

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Repetition of History

History repeats itself...but not always with horror. There are repetitions of beauty as well.

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What's In A Name?

Mount Everest, or Chomolungma? Peak XV was renamed "Everest" in 1856, after it was discovered to be the highest in the world. But, did the renaming not only ignore history, but also leave something behind?

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