Elevate Nepal event raises money, awareness for earthquake victims

By Edward Stoner

VAIL — It’s been three months since an eight-magnitude earthquake in Nepal killed more than 9,000 people and injured over 23,000. The earthquake destroyed numerous villages and left hundreds of thousands of Nepalese people homeless throughout the country. Vail Valley resident Ellen Miller considers Nepal a “second home,” as she has spent a large amount of time there as an accomplished mountaineer. Miller is the first and only American woman to summit Mount Everest from both Nepal and Tibet, and the first American woman to hike the “Everest Trilogy” — mountains Everest, Lhotse and Nuptse. To support the country where …

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