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More than a few high suspension bridges needed to be crossed during Vern Loehr's trek to the Mount Everest base camp.

Trekker finds Everest climb much tougher than advertised

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Now that he's climbed to Mt. Everest's base camp, Vern Loehr has ripped up his "bucket list" -- a list of things to do before he dies.

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The 68-year-old New Richmond resident no longer wants to put himself in danger.

"My legs will take me wherever I want to go," Loehr said of his relatively good health. "Trouble is, they'll take me places I shouldn't go. This was one of those times."

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