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Expedition Hanesbrands: "Summit!"

Jamie Clarke, Scott Simper, and the rest of Expedition Hanesbrands today made the summit of Mount Everest!

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Profile: Ang Temba Sherpa

This article is an inside peek at the life and career path of Ang Temba Sherpa, a leader with Expedition Hanesbrands at Mount Everest.

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Thin Air: Essay on Everest Base Camp

In Nepal, Stephen Regenold wrote on his experience with altitude and adaptation to the thin air at Mount Everest's Base Camp, a tent city at 17,500 feet.

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The Lukla Airport Experience

For decades, the Lukla Airport has been the gateway to Nepal's Khumbu Region and Mount Everest. It's also often cited as one of the world's most dangerous places to fly.

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How to Spot (and Treat) Altitude Sickness

HAPE and HACE. These are four-letter words no mountaineer wants to hear. As forms of altitude sickness, HAPE (high-altitude pulmonary edema) and HACE (high-altitude cerebral edema) respectively equal fluid in the lungs and swelling of the brain. Both are caused by the mal effects thin air has on the body.

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Welcome to Everest Base Camp

A subterranean stream gurgles in the glacial ice beneath my feet. An avalanche crashes, ice pillars tumbling down, in the Khumbu Icefall above. Welcome to Base Camp at Mount Everest, a tent city at 17,500 feet and home to more than 1,200 seasonal residents clad in down jackets and mountain boots.

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Gear Junkie Treks to Gorak Shep

The trek to Mount Everest Base Camp is almost complete. The first wave of the Expedition Hanesbrands team, including lead climber Jamie Clarke and myself, are scheduled to be at Everest's tent city Saturday, April 10.

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Gear Check: Expedition Infrastructure

Stephen Regenold explores the equipment used to communicate from the Khumbu valley to base camp and beyond.

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