Conquering Everest


After five years of training a blind climber from Tibet has reached the top of Mount Everest. His next challenge is to climb the highest mountain on each continent.


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Zhang Hong has become only the third blind climber to scale Mount Everest

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  • Anna Wallace is an Edinburgh-based journalist with a passion for discovering the arts. From music and spoken word poetry, to podcasts and radio shows, Anna's love for sound discovery has led her to pursue a career in digital journalism, interviewing people and sharing their stories to the wider community.

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