Conquering Mountains, with Vanessa O’Brien

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Oct 3, 201849m | se3 : e36
Conquering Mountains, with Vanessa O’Brien
Oct 3 '1849m | se3e36
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Explore the world of mountaineering as hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly take a mental expedition to the world’s highest peaks alongside world-record breaking mountain climber Vanessa O’Brien and mountain guide and physician Alan Oram, D.O. 

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Photo Credit: Photo taken by Vanessa O’Brien (using a timer) on October 4, 2011 near the summit of Shishapangma, the world’s 14th highest mountain climbing from Tibet. [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via

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