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Nepalese people gather near temporary shelters set up in open areas of an Army ground in Kathmandu on April 27, 2015, two days after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal. International aid groups and governments intensified efforts to get rescuers and supplies into earthquake-hit Nepal on April 26, but severed communications and landslides in the Himalayan nation posed formidable challenges to the relief effort. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)

Plymouth Family Makes Contact With Daughter Hiking In Nepal

Detroit to Nepal was already working on previous damage when the earthquake hit.

CBS Detroit–04/27/2015

Nepalese mountaineer, Dawa Tashi Sherpa, survivor of an avalanche on Mount Everest, lies in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Grandi International Hospital in Kathmandu on April 18, 2014. At least 12 Nepalese guides preparing routes up Mount Everest for commercial climbers were killed by an avalanche in the most deadly mountaineering accident ever on the world's highest peak, officials and rescuers say. The men were among a large party of Sherpas carrying tents, food and ropes who headed out in bright sunshine in an early morning expedition ahead of the main climbing season starting later this month. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)

Everest Climber Knew Many Of The Sherpa Guides Killed In Avalanche

The world’s highest mountain has seen its deadliest-ever disaster Friday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2014

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Climb The Tallest Mountain In The World In 30 Mins

Mount Everest gets all the credit, but Hawaii’s Mauna Kea (an idle volcano that’s been around for, you know, a million years) is technically the world’s tallest mountain. Technically. While it stands 13,800ft above sea level, more than two thirds of the hill is actually submerged underwater, which brings the total height to 33,136ft.

03/28/2014