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In 1953 Edmund Hillary summited Everest with Sherpa Tenzing Norgay. Helping keep Hillary warm at the subzero altitude was a sweater made from Shetland wool. The artisanal tradition, which continues to this day in the Shetland Islands, remains one of Scotland’s most recognizable trademarks.

“Without adventure you are not feeling real life.”
 – Sano Babu Sunuwar We couldn’t agree more. The votes—nearly 72,000 of them—are in, and we are honored to announce that you chose Sano Babu Sunuwar and Lakpa Tsheri Sherpa as the 2012 People’s Choice Adventurers of the Year. The Nepali duo’s Ultimate Descent expedition to climb…