Mar 24, 2013

Ski legend Miura, 80, in bid to best Everest age record

Adventurer and skiing legend Yuichiro Miura, 80, vowed Friday to give his all to reach the summit of Mount Everest and become the oldest person ever to conquer the world’s highest peak. “I would like to work hard to my limit,” Miura, who in ...

Mar 10, 2013

Missing Japanese mountaineer found alive in Indonesian ravine

A Japanese mountaineer who went missing last week while scaling a mountain in Indonesia’s North Sumatra Province was found alive at the bottom of a 300-meter ravine Saturday, a local search and rescue official said. According to local Japanese consular officials, Kosei Yamada, 39, ...