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  1. A view from the roof of the world

    Posted Jun 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Like the metal he trades, Law Kai-yee has made a habit of scaling new peaks. And fittingly for the son of a tram driver who has climbed the social and corporate ladder to become one of the city's most eminent gold traders ...

  2. Track the climb online

    Posted May 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff writers Thirteen-year-old Jordan Romero is at base camp, waiting to make his historic climb up the world's tallest mountain. Software company ESRI announced this week that it was partnering with Jordan on his Everest expedition so that fans can ...

  3. Briton ready to scale new heights

    Posted Jul 29th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Leo Houlding, who conquered the western face of the sacred mountain of Huashan on the mainland, is ready to take on a bigger challenge. The British rock climber, who was in Hong Kong earlier this month, said he hoped to scale Mount Asgard in ...

  4. Torch burns bright on top of the world

    Posted May 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Al Guo and Woods Lee in Beijing Chinese climbers, including Tibetans, took the Olympic flame to the top of Mount Everest in a spectacular feat to underscore the nation's ambitions for the August Games. People across the country watched live televisio ...

  5. Leading the way to the pinnacle

    Posted Aug 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mount Everest was in the headlines again this spring when 10 climbers died, including Chinese national Wang-yi Fa, triggering memories of 1996, the deadliest year on the peak. That year, on May 10, there were several expeditions making summit bids for Eve ...

  6. Kids are ready to climb Mount Everest

    Posted Jul 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mabel Sieh HONG KONG- Twenty secondary and four university students will make an expedition to Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain. The group will study the environment while going mountain trekking. They will also visit local schools for a l ...

  7. Fuelling up for high adventure

    Posted Jul 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ruth Williams foodandwine@scmp.com After six months of training and six weeks of acclimatisation, Rob Hart reached the summit of Everest on May 14. The finance high flier had also lost 15 per cent of his body weight despite all his efforts to eat as much ...

  8. Motivated by mountains

    Posted Apr 09th 2008, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... in the Himalayas. On his first attempt in 1992, he had to turn back at 6,000 metres when his strength failed. In 1999, he missed out because of a debilitating stomach infection. In 2000, his dream ...

  9. Over the brink- and back

    Posted May 04th 2008, 12:00am by Billy Adams

    ... Lincoln Hall's lifeless body was left on Everest, writes Billy Adams. No one can explain how he was alive the next day Sitting on top of the world isn't much fun when you're clinically dead. Ask Lincoln Hall. The experienced climber's ...

  10. Scaling the heights of an ambition

    Posted Sep 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China Mountaineering Association president Wang Yongfeng, 42, became the first Chinese national to scale the highest mountains on the planet's seven continents. Wang tells Alice Yan how he reached those heights and why he has set his sights on a more ...




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