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Nirmal Purja Summits All 14 Eight-Thousanders in Record 6 Months

In just 6 months and 6 days, Nirmal “Nims†Purja MBE has completed his challenge to summit Earth’s 14 tallest mountains, smashing the previous record of almost eight years and taking his place in mountaineering history. “I am overwhelmed and incredibly proud to have completed this final summit and achieved my goal of climbing the world’s 14 tallest mountains in record time. It has been a gruelling but humbling six months, and I hope to have proven that anything is possible with some determination, self-belief and positivity. I could not…

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This Photo from the Summit of Everest is Insane

Photograph by Nirmal Purja Check out this shocking photo of a ‘traffic jam’ on Everest where approximately 320 people were making their way to/from the summit on May 22nd, 2019. The photo was shared by Nirmal Purja of Project Possible 14/7, who is attempting to “climb all 14 of the 8,000m Himalayan peaks in a single 7 month season, breaking the previous record of 7 years, 11 months and 14 days.” The viral photo has been used in recent days to raise awareness about the overcrowding concerns on Everest as…

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Alex Honnold Breaks Down Iconic Rock Climbing Sce OMG Look At His Hands

Professional rock climber and free-solo ascent legend Alex Honnold breaks down rock climbing clips from both real life and film, including ‘Mission Impossible II,’ ‘Point Break,’ ‘Star Trek V,’ ‘Failure to Launch,’ ‘Dark Knight Rises,’ ‘Vertical Limit’ and ‘Cliffhanger’ I love his enthusiasm, and his knowledge and insight is not only extraordinary—but understandable and accessible to general audiences. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/alex-honnold-breaks-down-iconic-rock-climbing-scenes/

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Guy Finds Cliff from the Clif Bar

Photograph via AnGabhaDubhon reddit Reddit user AnGabhaDubhon just shared this random photo of what looks to be the cliff from the popular Clif Bar packaging. According to another commentor, this looks to be the Superstition Mountains outside of Phoenix, Arizona. Although I have no idea if this is the actual cliff (or if this is some kind of sneaky marketing campaign by Clif) I love how the sky and mountain range in the background match perfectly. via AnGabhaDubhon reddit Read more: http://twistedsifter.com/2018/03/guy-finds-cliff-from-the-clif-bar/

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