At 27, Hayden Kennedy was considered one of the world's best climbers. But he chose to end his life in October after he and his girlfriend were caught in an avalanche that killed her.
With Sights On Afghanistan's Highest Peak, Ridgway Mountaineer Continues Teaching Afghan Women Climbing Skills
Two years ago, 13 Afghan women and teens made history when they climbed to the summit of a nearly 17,000-foot peak in Afghanistan's Panjshir Valley.
As a kid, Denver professor Rosemarie Allen was suspended dozens of times from school. She now specializes in preschool discipline and the biases that play into how kids are punished. And, a scientist studies more than 100 years of mountain guidebooks to determine that climate change is increasing danger for climbers. Then, a new book shares stories about those who helped build the Centennial state.
A scientist's encounter with falling rock -- and an outdated guidebook -- led him study how changing environments affect climbers.
Danika Gilbert led a team of young Afghan women, who had never climbed a mountain before, up a 17,000-foot peak.