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After 50 years, some Mount Everest veterans suggest letting highest peak rest

KATMANDU, Nepal -- Sir Edmund Hillary and other Mount Everest pioneers suggested Tuesday that the world's tallest...but the mountain should not be closed," he said. Mount Everest is littered with tents, plastic wrappings, food cans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/28/oth_373887.shtml
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Three-man team of trekkers reaches the South Pole

...Hauling 395-pound sleds, Peter Hillary, son of Mount Everest conqueror Sir Edmund Hillary, reached the South Pole...has duplicated his father's famous 1953 ascent of Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain. "Congratulations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/27/tec_251502.shtml
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Climbers pursue Everest on 50th anniversary

...than 100 climbers to retreat from the south face of Mount Everest on Wednesday amid celebrations marking the 50th anniversary...ridge on May 29, 1953. "I realized we were on top of Mount Everest and the whole world was spread out below us," the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/22/oth_373352.shtml
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Nepal, Hillary celebrate Everest anniversary

...on Thursday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Mount Everest conquest and the climb that tested the limits of human...Thursday were Sherpas. "If the Sherpas were not there, Mount Everest may well not have been climbed in 1953," said Capt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/30/oth_374101.shtml
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If you look, you can still find heroes

...four-minute mile. And Edmund Hillary, the first to scale Mount Everest. Most are gone now, including, just this month...as thousands across New Zealand bid farewell to the Mount Everest conqueror. An honor guard held ice axes aloft as his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/28/moo_185241.shtml
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Climbers often strive to reach the literary summit

...much the same problem he confronted climbing K2 and Mount Everest: Others had been there before him and had written books...ASSOCIATED PRESS Jim Wickwire cut short his climb up Mount Everest in 1982. The photo is from Mr. Wickwire's book...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/31/ent_229885.shtml
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Aussies giddy over mate's Masters milestone

...Scott said.But there could be only one first."It was an achievement that hadn't been done," Phil Scott said. "I think that's going to be a great pride for Adam always. Plenty of people have been up Mount Everest after Hillary."

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Aussies celebrate nation's first wearing of the green

...jacket ? like a monkey growing into a gorilla on our back. For Adam winning, it's become akin to our sporting Mount Everest, and he's our Sir Edmund Hillary."Said Scott's father, Phil: "It was a big deal for Australians. Whatever...

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Society in search of best veggie burger in Augusta

...Cleary, who is a member of the CSRA Vegetarian Society. If typical burgers are the Rockies, then veggie burgers are Mount Everest: They can be crafted from a wide variety of vegetable proteins, including corn, soy, beans, tofu, nuts, mushrooms...

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For a different bulb, try planting alliums

...in Butler's garden, there are dozens of varieties of ornamental alliums.Try the shimmering white flowers of the Mount Everest allium, or the fuchsia with metallic undertones in the Stars of Persia variety, says Kim Fusaro, the head gardener...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2013-10-10/different-bulb-try-p