In this Saturday, May 18, 2013 photo distributed by Miura Dolphins, 80-year-old Japanese adventurer Yuichiro Miura, right, is greeted by his friend climber Kenji Kondo while resting at his camp at 6,500 meters (21,325 feet) during his attempt to scale the summit of Mount Everest. According to his management office, Miura plans to accomplish the ascent on Thursday, May 23 to be the world's oldest person to reach the world's highest peak. (AP Photo/Miura Dolphins)
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An 80-year-old Japanese extreme skier who climbed Mount Everest five years ago, but just missed becoming the oldest man to reach the summit, was back on the mountain Wednesday to make another attempt at the title.
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