From Chapter One, “Early Childhood” I was born in the Everest region of northeast Nepal, not far from the small village of Sengma. I do not know the exact date of my birth, although I believe it was sometime in October of 1971. Like many Sherpa families, we were farmers and herders, grazing our livestock […]
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Colorado climber stepped over newly dead bodies to summit Everest. He’s still wrestling with what it all means.
Dr. Peter Lowry, a 38-year-old radiologist from Golden, passed two bodies on May 23, casting a shadow on his life-long dream mere steps from the summit of Mount Everest. “I thought I would see bodies from five, 10, 20 years ago. Not from this season. I did not mentally prepare to see people who had […]
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Boulder attorney dies after reaching top of Mount Everest, completing his effort to scale highest peaks on seven continents
A Colorado climber died shortly after getting to the top of Mount Everest and achieving his dream of scaling the highest peaks on each of the seven continents, his brother said Monday. Christopher Kulish, a 62-year-old Boulder attorney, died Monday at a camp below the summit during his descent. The cause isn’t yet known, said […]