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Climbing a Mountain: The Making of The Art of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – Star Wars

A reader of Abrams Books’ The Art of Star Wars series would be forgiven for assuming that, as the author, I just write the text and someone else is responsible for gathering, choosing, and laying out the hundreds of pieces of concept art that fill their pages. But my “day job” as creative art manager at […]

Citizenship is a tough mountain to climb, especially under Trump – Roll Call

Gaining citizenship is a long, expensive and complicated process — one that has gotten more so under the Trump administration. As the system currently stands, it can take 10 years or more for a person who entered the United States on a visa to become a citizen. Just getting a green card can take at […]

Everest Is Closed, But You Can Still Travel There With This Riveting Memoir – Forbes

Believe and then begin. These are the first words Sharon Wood spoke after stepping onto the stage at the Banff Mountain Film & Book Festival last November. The first North American woman to summit Everest, and by a route that’s never been repeated to this day, Wood had just published her memoir Rising. That mantra, […]

Nepal cancels spring mountain climbing season due to virus – ABC News

Nepal’s government says it is suspending climbing permits for Mount Everest and all of the other peaks in the country due to concern over the spread of the coronavirus By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA Associated Press March 13, 2020, 10:12 AM 3 min read KATHMANDU, Nepal – Nepal’s government announced Friday that it was suspending climbing permits […]

Mount Everest Closure Means Financial Hit to Nepal Tourism – TIME

(KATHMANDU, Nepal) — Apa Sherpa knows firsthand all the risks of climbing Mount Everest. He’s been to the summit 21 times. The potential for a COVID-19 outbreak at base camp had him just as fearful as a blizzard or cracking ice. The 60-year-old mountaineer from Nepal who now lives in Salt Lake City applauded the […]

Mount Everest’s popular spring mountain climbing season canceled because of coronavirus outbreak – The Know

In this May 27 photo, birds fly as Mount Everest is seen from Namche Bajar, Solukhumbu district, Nepal. (Niranjan Shrestha, AP Photo file) KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepal’s government announced Friday that it was suspending climbing permits for Mount Everest and all of the other peaks in the country due to concern over the spread of […]

Revisiting Mountain Climbers, a Grade-School Hack for Full-Body Fitness – InsideHook

Introducing a new column: The Workout From Home Diaries. Head here each day for single-exercise deep-dives, offbeat belly-busters and general get-the-hell-off-the-couch inspiration. A couple weeks ago, I talked to Harvard geneticist Dr. David Sinclair about how to live past 100. He’s devoted decades to researching the topic, and naturally he has quite a few thoughts […]

Nepal cancels spring mountain climbing season due to virus – The Durango Herald

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Nepal’s government announced Friday that it was suspending climbing permits for Mount Everest and all of the other peaks in the country due to concern over the spread of the coronavirus. The decision effectively shuts down the world’s tallest mountain since China already closed its side of Everest over similar fears. Everest […]

China reportedly cancels Mt. Everest climbs over coronavirus – Los Angeles Times

Expedition operators on Mt. Everest said Thursday that Chinese mountaineering officials will not allow spring climbs from their side of the mountain due to fears of the coronavirus. On the other side of the mountain in Nepal, operators say cancellations for the popular spring climbing season have been pouring in despite the mountain being open […]