Junko Tabei, 1st Woman To Climb Everest, Dies At 77Japanese mountaineer Junko Tabei, who died Thursday at 77, devoted her adult life to scaling peaks, climbing the tallest mountains in more than 70 countries.
2 Indian Climbers Missing On Mount Everest After 2 DieTwo Indian climbers have gone missing on Mount Everest, after two people died this weekend and a number of other climbers have become sick or developed frostbite.
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.
Furry Tails: On Top Of The WorldFor me, this time of year is all about love, hope, giving back and giving thanks. So, when a friend found Rupee’s story and suggested I dedicate a Furry Tails’ post to him, I naturally thought it was a great idea.