Items Tagged ‘extreme altitude’

April 8, 2012

Conrad Anker and The North Face Team at Everest Base Camp

By Mystery User

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 […]

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

March 25, 2012

Mount Everest – A Living Laboratory

By Mystery User

As part of a study programme, from mid-April to Mid-May researchers from the Mayo Clinic are to join an expedition to Everest where they will monitor nine climbers for the duration of their climb. The leader of the scientific expedition is physiologist Dr Bruce Johnson. He has already conducted research at the South Pole and […]

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Tags: Dr. Bruce Johnson, extreme altitude, Mount Everest

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