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Sir Edmund Hillary died today

It's a sad news for all Kiwis and mountain climber worldwide: today Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man to climb Mt. Everest, died today at the age of 88. All the words of the World will not be enough to say something about this great man, that 55 years ago achieved a result that is still only a dream for many other men now: just that he will be missed To know more about this great mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist you can have a look at his article on wikipedia: Edmund Hillary.   Edmund Hillary, Everest

Hairdressers Expedition on Everest

Back in the '72, the Monty Python's Flying Circus had this sketch about a fictitious climbing expedition by International Hairdressers. This was a comedy show, but how long before the holy Sagarmatha becomes a "hiking peak" that everyone with US$ 30K can climb? [via peakr] Technorati tags: everest, climbing, rant, peakr