Mountaineering

July 26, 2011 photo of Kevin and his son, Tyler Armstrong, then 7, after reaching the summit of Mount Whitney in the Sierra Nevada, Calif. (AP Photo/Kevin Armstrong, File)

Yorba Linda boy, 9, is youngest to reach Aconcagua summit

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A 9-year-old boy from Southern California has become the youngest person in recorded history to reach the summit of Argentina’s Aconcagua mountain, which at 22,841 feet (6,962 meters) is the […]

12/27/2013

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5 climbers feared dead on world’s 3rd highest peak

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Five climbers including two Hungarians and a South Korean are missing on the world’s third-highest mountain and feared dead, a mountaineering official said Friday. The five disappeared Monday on Mount Kanchenjunga, […]

05/24/2013

Johnny Strange

Johnny Strange and Jane Pak on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Johnny Strange, who at 17, became one of the youngest people to climb the Seven Summits – including Mt. Everest. Later on the show, Ken discusses the importance of women as entrepreneurs and leaders with the CEO of the National Association of Women Business Owners, Los Angeles Chapter (NAWBO-LA), Jane Pak.

03/14/2013

Nepal avalanche hit climbers as they were sleeping

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) – Mountaineers who survived a pre-dawn avalanche high on the world’s eighth-tallest peak say they waited an hour for the sun to come up and then saw pieces of tents and bodies […]

09/24/2012

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