Raha Moharrak has scaled Mt. Everest, the tallest peak on earth 29,029 feet above sea level.

By comparison the hills on The Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) are no more than a winding path of paltry bumps. They add up to a total of 16,000 feet of climb the entire week (July 19-25) as the bicyclists hug the rolling prairie and keep low among the cornstalks.

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