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  • 72-year-old hiker Dawes Eddy bags Grand Canyon goal

    Dawes Eddy, 72, continues to rewrite the physical limitations of growing older, most recently during a butt-kicking hike in Grand Canyon National Park. The outdoor adventurer had a brush with …

  • Dawes Eddy: Going for age record

    In 2009, Dawes Eddy of Spokane became the oldest American to climb Mount Everest, a title he held for just two days before it was claimed by a year-older Californian, …

  • Men with Spokane ties targeted Mount Everest

    Two men with Spokane connections dared to climb 29,035-foot Mount Everest this spring. Roughly 500 climbers reached the summit from Nepal to the south and about 150 from Tibet to …

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    Trust preserves another land jewel OUTSTANDING – A conservation easement that will perpetually protect the natural beauty of 503 acres, including 1.5 miles along Lake Coeur d’Alene and the Trail …

  • Two Spokane 60-somethings find re-entry slow after Everest conquests

    Re-entry from the top of the world can be an ordeal in itself. Kay LeClaire could barely drive her car when she arrived in Spokane on June 2 from an …

  • In brief: Second body recovered from rafting accident

    The body of one of two men who drowned Saturday in the Coeur d’Alene River after a rafting accident was recovered Monday morning, according to the Shoshone County Sheriff’s Office. …

  • Californian peaks as oldest on Everest

    Dawes Eddy, 66, of Spokane was very briefly the oldest U.S. citizen to successfully climb Mount Everest.

  • Spokane climber summits Everest

    Spokane’s Dawes Eddy has reached the summit of Mount Everest, becoming the oldest American to climb to the top of the world’s highest mountain. Eddy, 66, has spent the past …

  • Dawes Eddy summits Everest

    Spokane man becomes oldest American to reach top of world’s highest peak

  • One of two Everest climbers unable to reach summit

    One of two Spokane men attempting to become the oldest U.S. citizen to climb Mount Everest returned to Spokane on Sunday after coming up short of his goal. Dave Remington, …

  • 67-year-old climber returns from Everest

    Dave Remington, 67, one of two Spokane seniors attempting to become the oldest U.S. citizen to climb Mount Everest, returned to Spokane on Sunday after coming up short on his …

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  • 66-year-old’s Everest pursuit a team endeavour

    When Dawes Eddy stands atop the world’s highest peak, his euphoria will be brief. As he lingers, his muscles will begin to shrink as his body consumes the last cache …

  • Spokane climber, 65, plans Everest attempt

    Dawes Eddy, a 65-year-old cost-estimator, isn’t going to let approaching old age stop him from attempting to break a world record.



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