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By Ramsey Campbell of The Sentinel Staff, July 2, 1995 From base camp, Paul Morgan carefully focuses the telescope on three climbers nearing the summit of Mount Everest, 15 miles away. In 1852, Mount Everest was determined the world's highest peak, but climbers did not successfully summit Everest until 1953, when the New Zealander Sir Edmund Hillary and the Sherpa Tenzing Norgay reached the top. Scramble up our 3-story climbing wall to ring the bell at the top. Mammut is a Swiss brand with a recognized tradition of excellence in all things alpine.

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