Brain Tumor Survivor Alex Pancoe From Highland Park Summits Mount Everest In Quest To Support Lurie Children's HospitalNorthwestern graduate Alex Pancoe is on top of the world after summiting Mount Everest.
Greatest Female Everest Climber Wants To Inspire Other WomenShe says she is also looking forward to seeing her three children back in Connecticut, where she works as a dishwasher at the Whole Foods Market in West Hartford.
Sherpas Set New Records For Scaling Mount EverestA pair of sherpas set new records today for most climbs of the world's tallest mountain.
Climb The Tallest Mountain In The World In 30 MinsMount 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.