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Aftermath of avalanche on Mt Everest.  Photo courtesy of Roger Philipp

Bay Area Climber Survives Deadly Everest Avalanche

A Bay Area man says he feels lucky that he survived an avalanche that killed at least 13 people on Mount Everest.

04/19/2014

Aftermath of avalanche on Mt Everest.  Photo courtesy of Roger Philipp

American Climber Survives Deadly Avalanche On Mount Everest; Shares Photos Of Aftermath

KCBS has obtained photos from an American who was on the mountain when the deadly avalanche happened Friday. At least 12 of the guides were killed, and four others are missing. Several more were hurt.

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

Kami Sherpa, a professional mountain climber originally from Nepal, became a United States Citizen during a naturalization ceremony in Oakland on April 9, 2013. (CBS)

Mount Everest Sherpa Becomes U.S. Citizen In Oakland Ceremony

After ascending Mt. Everest half a dozen times, a Nepalese man who lives in Richmond reached another high point as he took the oath of U.S. citizenship on Tuesday.

04/09/2013

Scene from 'White Frog,' the opening night film at the SFIAAFF

San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival Preview

The 30th annual San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival showcases inspirational digital and interactive media.

03/05/2012

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