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How to Climb Different Mountains

PRESENTED ON SEP 24, 2016
IN ZAPORIZHZHYA @ VOL 3

Elena Zyk told about mountain climbing. She is member of mountain climbing club Zaporizhzhya. With her club mates she climbed of Hoverla, Mount Elbrus and Mount Kazbek.

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Up on the Mountains

BY JOHN ALL
@ VOL 1 ON SEP 25, 2012

John All talks about his experiences with mountain climbing, mainly in the Andes. He talks about the various samples he takes while climbing, the relationship between mountain climbing and scientific research, and the deterioration of the peaks due to global warming.

"Presentation of the Day" on May 25, 2013.

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Climbing for a Cause

BY AVIVA PRAGER
@ VOL 1 ON JUN 28, 2013

In order to help raise funds and awareness in the battle against cancer, Aviva Prager and many others attempt to climb Mt. Shasta. She outlines the difficulties of the climb and shows off some breathtaking vistas from the peak.

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Passions of Alpinism

BY ISAMU TATSUNO
@ SWISS PECHAKUCHA NIGHT ON FEB 07, 2014

Isamu Tatsuno, now CEO of MontBell, came upon a book going into depth on mountains and climbing when he was a child and has been hooked on mountaineering since then. He speaks of his youthful exploits up the Bernese Alps -- among them Eiger and Matterhorn. (in Japanese)

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Alpine Climbing: Quiet Pursuit of the Ridiculous

BY WILL CADELL
@ VOL 1 ON FEB 18, 2014

It doesn’t have to be fun to be fun. It can be the difficulty that defines the experience and the challenges overcome which makes the moments of quiet in the mountain so sublime. Will Cadell explores the Jekyll and Hyde personas of alpine climbers to show that for every Jekyll that complains and wants to quit, there is a Hyde that says, "don't think, keep going." 

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Conquering Mt. Fuji

BY JOHNNY LINNERT
@ VOL 117 ON SEP 24, 2014

PechaKucha's own Johnny Linnert tells his story of climbing Japan's tallest mountain/active vocano: Fuji-san. From his experience of climbing up with the mountain with his friends, he gives advice on what to expect from such a grand adventure. 

"Presentation of the Day" on October 31, 2014.

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Восхождение на Эльбрус

BY VADIM SMETANIN
@ VOL 4 ON JUN 02, 2016

Руководитель туристического клуба SunFeel Сметанин Вадим коротко рассказывает об альпинизме для начинающих. О том, как попасть на высочайшую точку Европы - Эльбрус.

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The History and Impact of Gear on Climbing

BY BRIAN MCLEAN
@ VOL 3 ON DEC 08, 2016

From pitons to cams, Brian McLean walks through the history of climbing gear.  Modern equipment addresses ethical issues related to early gear.  Brian also explores different climbing techniques that have evolved over time.

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What humanising healthcare and climbing mountains have in common

BY MATTHIJS BOSVELD
@ VOL 33 ON MAY 22, 2017

Advancements in technology are shaping the future of healthcare. The quality of care improves tremendously, but at the same time technology distances us from the human connection. As a medical student, Matthijs Bosveld experienced the lack of patient-centred education and felt the need to do something about this. Matthijs shares his experience in initiating change in medical education and draws on the similarities between climbing mountains and change.

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Climbing Mt. Kinabalu

BY MICHAEL TORY
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 15, 2018

Michael Tory, a frustrated biologist, and, believer in experiential learning, set his sons, Max and Tom, a Challenge. "Give up screens and come climb Mt Kinabalu." They enthusiastically accepted!