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Local mountaineer Hilaree O’Neill leads expedition to determine Southeast Asia’s highest peak After weeks of trudging along 150 miles of post-monsoon muddy trails, winding through steaming jungles on motorbike and on foot, Hilaree O’Neill was almost there. Nine days of demanding climbing up the jagged western slope of imposing peak Hkakabo Razi brought the Telluride […]
As O’Neill tells it, 2012 was a “crazy year to be climbing Everest,” with bad weather, scarce snow and overcrowding conspiring to lead to the deaths of six climbers.
The event is a fundraiser for the dZi Foundation, and will conclude with a brief presentation from dZi Executive Director Mark Rikkers on “Deep Development in Nepal.”