mount everest http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Author Discusses America’s First Everest Expedition http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/author-discusses-america-s-first-everest-expedition <p>Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow Belden spoke with author Brot Coburn. He lives in Wilson, and his book “The Vast Unknown” is about America’s first expedition up Mount Everest. Coburn says many of the members of the expedition honed their climbing skills in Wyoming.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 23:26:19 +0000 Willow Belden 53051 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Author Discusses America’s First Everest Expedition Laramie’s Mark Jenkins discusses his Everest trip http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/laramie-s-mark-jenkins-discusses-his-everest-trip <p>Laramie resident Mark Jenkins returned to Wyoming after climbing Mount Everest in May 2012.</p><p><a href="http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/laramie-s-mark-jenkins-discusses-his-recent-everest-trip">Read More &amp; Listen to Story</a></p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 16:26:50 +0000 Willow Belden 33311 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Laramie’s Mark Jenkins discusses his Everest trip Laramie man reaches the summit of Mount Everest http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/laramie-man-reaches-summit-mount-everest <p>Laramie resident Mark Jenkins has reached the summit of Mount Everest.</p><p>Jenkins reached the summit of the world&#39;s highest mountain on<br />Thursday. He called his wife by satellite phone from a lower camp a<br />few hours later.</p><p>The University of Wyoming announced Jenkins&#39; achievement. He<br />first attempted to climb the mountain in 1986 when he was a<br />graduate student at the university. He&#39;s a writer-in-residence for<br />the UW master&#39;s degree program in creative writing.</p> Fri, 25 May 2012 20:16:04 +0000 Associated Press 24619 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Laramie man reaches the summit of Mount Everest