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From the top of the world to Torrington - Acclaimed alpinist and author to visit EWC

Posted: Friday, Jan 25th, 2013

Courtesy/ Mark Jenkins - A team of climbers, including University of Wyoming writer-in-residence Mark Jenkins, climb the Lhotse Face of Mount Everest.

TORRINGTON After literally months of preparations traveling, acclimating, climbing, taking photographs and writing Laramie native Mark Jenkins approached an elevation of 29,029 feet on Mount Everest.

The award-winning author accomplished something only about 4,000 ever have, and his expedition came 26 years after he failed to reach the summit on his first trip and 50 after the first Americans climbed to the top of the iconic mountain.

For the complete article see the 01-25-2013 issue.

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