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Tuesday, May 29,2012

Everest Climb Successful, Despite Crowds, Unrelenting Winds

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"Well, we did it."

Speaking from the slopes of Everest, a tired Mark Jenkins reported success Friday after climbing the world's tallest peak with a National Geographic-The North Face expedition.

"All five of us ... summited Mount Everest" despite unrelenting winds and crowds of climbers, said Jenkins, a National Geographic contributing writer, in a satellite-phone message to the magazine's offices. (Get the entire message on the magazine's blog Field Test: On Everest.)

And in a surprise twist, a sixth member of the team—group leader and The North Face athlete Conrad Anker—summited Saturday despite pulling out of the Friday bid due to exhaustion.

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