A Bellingham man has reached the top of Mount Everest, achieving his quest to climb the highest peaks on seven continents.Full story
March 23, 2001: Eric Weihenmayer was preparing to climb Mount Everest. NBC's Roger O'Neill profiled Weihenmayer, a skilled and daring athlete, who two months later became the first blind climber to reach the mountain's summit.
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A visitor casts a shadow on the ground as she looks at art made from trash picked from Mount Everest at a visual art symposium in Kathmandu November 20, 2012. Fifteen Nepali artists closeted for a month with a heap of 1.5 metric tons (1.7 tons) of trash picked up from Mount Everest transformed the l
A visitor looks at gas canisters that were salvaged from trash picked from Mount Everest and made into prayer wheels during a visual art symposium in Kathmandu November 25, 2012. Fifteen Nepali artists closeted for a month with a heap of 1.5 metric tons (1.7 tons) of trash picked up from Mount Evere