Stories tagged: dawes eddy
Sun., April 5, 2015
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 …
Sun., June 2, 2013
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, …
Sun., June 2, 2013
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 …
Sun., Nov. 1, 2009
Out & About
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 …
Sun., June 21, 2009, 12:01 a.m.
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 …
Tue., May 26, 2009
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. …
Mon., May 25, 2009, 2:04 p.m.
Californian peaks as oldest on Everest
Dawes Eddy, 66, of Spokane was very briefly the oldest U.S. citizen to successfully climb Mount Everest.
Wed., May 20, 2009
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 …
Tue., May 19, 2009, 9:29 p.m.
Dawes Eddy summits Everest
Spokane man becomes oldest American to reach top of world’s highest peak
Tue., May 12, 2009
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, …
Mon., May 11, 2009, 12:38 p.m.
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 …
Sun., May 3, 2009
Out & About
Sun., March 22, 2009, 6 a.m.
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 …
Fri., Dec. 19, 2008, 4:24 p.m.
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.