Did you hear?... Raymond Caughron dies on Mt. Makalu

Raymond Caughron, a former North Face employee who, insiders remember, ran TNF's government contracts during the company's early days, has died on Mt. Makalu.
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Raymond Caughron, a former North Face employee who, insiders remember, ran TNF's government contracts during the company's early days, has died on Mt. Makalu. Makalu, the 5th-highest peak in the world, is located in the heart of the eastern Himalayas. For details, click on http://www.k2news.com/mak02disp6.htm

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