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Los Deluxe :: ISSUE 22

By February 28, 2013Sports & Outdoors

The Daily Deluxe :: 01 March 2013
 

“The conquest of Everest opened a new world of exploration to generations of Americans. Six years before Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin’s famous 1969 moon walk, Jim Whittaker touched down on the summit of Mt. Everest. Supported by 19 Americans, 32 Sherpas, and 909 porters carrying 27 tons of gear…”
– phil powers :: why the first american ascent of everest mattered

 

Today’s Menu:

Kevin Gray :: Why the First American Ascent of Everest Mattered :: Todd McLellan :: Bike City by Bruno Ferrari and Rodrigo Paranhos :: The Macallan Flask :: Chevrolet Chevelle.

Get the full Daily Deluxe after the jump below…

 

 

Why the First American Ascent of Everest Mattered :: Adventure Journal

 Why the First American Ascent of Everest Mattered :: Adventure Journal

 

This year marks 50 years since Americans first stood atop our world’s highest peak.

Over the course of those 50 years, we have seen an explosion of interest in climbing and mountain exploration such that it is imperative to continually examine our relationship between the mountains we love and their conservation for future generations.
 
The conquest of Everest opened a new world of exploration to generations of Americans. Six years before Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin’s famous 1969 moon walk, Jim Whittaker touched down on the summit of Mt. Everest. Supported by 19 Americans, 32 Sherpas, and 909 porters carrying 27 tons of gear, and expedition leader Norman Dyhrenfurth, Whittaker’s footfall on the summit—with Sherpa partner Nawang Gombu—benefitted from the latest technology, years of scientific research, and incredible teamwork and sacrifice.

 

Classic Motorcycles Photography Project By Todd McLellan :: via Petrolicious

 Classic Motorcycles Photography Project By Todd McLellan :: via Petrolicious
 Classic Motorcycles Photography Project By Todd McLellan :: via Petrolicious
 Classic Motorcycles Photography Project By Todd McLellan :: via Petrolicious
 Classic Motorcycles Photography Project By Todd McLellan :: via Petrolicious

 

Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454 :: Tow Daily

Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454 :: Tow Daily
Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454 :: Tow Daily
Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454 :: Tow Daily
Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454 :: Tow Daily

 

Kevin Gray Photography

Kevin Gray Photography
Kevin Gray Photography

 

The Macallan Flask x Oakley :: via Iain Claridge

The Macallan Flask x Oakley
The Macallan Flask x Oakley :: via Ian Claridge

“Alcohol, taken in sufficient quantities, may produce all the effects of drunkenness.”
– oscar wilde

 

Bike City by Bruno Ferrari and Rodrigo Paranhos :: via Cycle Love

This collaboration by Brazilian designers Bruno Ferrari and Rodrigo Paranhos for Bullet Promoções sees the humble bike tire re-imagined as a rubber metropolis.
 
Replete with miniature buildings, meandering car-free roads, and tiny bike-riders, Bike City looks almost too good to be true. Which it is sadly, at present…

 

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