April 8th, 2012

Conrad Anker and The North Face Team at Everest Base Camp

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If you’re into high profile climbing ascents and high profile climbers, well I don’t think you can get much more high profile than this. Conrad Anker, Cory Richards, Sam Elias, and Emily Harrington are attempting to tackle the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest... Anker and partner Cory Richards will tackle the famed and seldom visited West Ridge, in the footsteps of the 1963 American Mount Everest Expedition, in alpine-style…The whole team has also been outfitted with monitors provided by the Mayo Clinic to study the effects of altitude and extreme mountaineering on the body.

 

 

Climberism Magazine by Jarred Cobb   4/8/12

Tags: Conrad Anker, Cory Richards, Emily Harrington, extreme altitude, Mount Everest, Research, Sam Elias

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