Writer--and Everest expert--Mark Jenkins takes you all the way from Base Camp to summit with a video tour.
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A tree-climbing scientist takes the measure of a 3,200-year-old, 247-foot-tall sequoia.
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In his award-winning film, photographer Pete McBride follows Jonathan Waterman's attempt to paddle down the Colorado River from source to sea, with surprising results.
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