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Uluru closed to climbers after crowds make final ascent
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Uluru closed to climbers after crowds make final ascent

Australia’s Uluru was permanently closed to climbers Friday evening to meet the wishes of Aboriginal people who hold the red…
Nepal marks 1st Everest ascent amid debate over permits
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Nepal marks 1st Everest ascent amid debate over permits

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal commemorated the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest on Wednesday amid a climbing…
Sherif al-Abd becomes second Egyptian to climb Mount Everest
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Sherif al-Abd becomes second Egyptian to climb Mount Everest

Sherif al-Abd has become the second Egyptian to climb the top of Everest, the highest mountain in the world, 12…
Mount Everest clean-up team picks up 3 tons of garbage
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Mount Everest clean-up team picks up 3 tons of garbage

A 14-member team sent by the Nepalese government to tidy up Mount Everest has so far collected three tonnes (3.3 US…
Malaysian climber rescued from Mount Annapurna in Nepal
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Malaysian climber rescued from Mount Annapurna in Nepal

KATHMANDU (Reuters) – A rescue helicopter plucked a Malaysian climber from Mount Annapurna in west Nepal on Friday, where he…
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