October 05, 1987 | Robert Sullivan
When you think of the great mountains of Nepal and Tibet, you think of a ferocious wilderness—barren, windswept, yet starkly beautiful and pristine in its isolation. The facts are more mundane. The Himalayan high...
February 07, 1983 | Armen Keteyian
It's unlikely that
Dr. Charles Brush, past president (1978-80) of the New York chapter of the
Explorers Club, will ever enjoy the fame of such fellow club members as Admiral
Peary (North Pole), Charles Lindbergh...
September 14, 1970 | Ursula Beary
Two years before he reached the top of Mount Everest in 1953 Edmund Hillary had accompanied another Everest expedition, led by Eric Shipton. Of that climb, Hillary wrote: "It wasn't so much our achievements I...
September 12, 1966
One successful plunge leads to another, at least for Actor Robert Morley (below, posed up to his neck in the Adriatic). Morley's horse came in at Brighton recently, and he explained how he decided to spend the money:...
February 08, 1960