Two young Afghan women, Shopirai Otmonkhel and Zahra Karimi Nooristani, hold the Afghan flag on an unnamed peak in Panjshir. They were among 13 Afghan girls and young women who took part in a 16-day climbing expedition in northeast Afghanistan. Courtesy of Emilie Drinkwater/Ascend hide caption

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A photo from May 22 shows Yuichiro Miura, 80, right, and his son, Gota at their South Col camp at 26,247 feet during their climb to the top of Mount Everest. Miura became the oldest man to reach the peak. Miura Dolphins Co. Ltd./AP hide caption

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