It's Crowded at the Top

Records are made to be broken, but on Mount Everest they have been shattering at a dizzying pace in the past month. It's peak season on the 29,035-ft. summit--the world's highest--and more than 90 mountaineers made it to the top just last week. Here's a look at some of the notables who were up for the climb.

PEAKING AT 70 Japan's Takao Arayama, believed to be the oldest person to scale Everest, got to the top when he was 70 years 7 months and 13 days old, edging the previous record holder by three days.

REACHING NEW HEIGHTS Briton Rhys Jones,...

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