Home / Science / Health /  Sore is good, pain is bad: The workout of a 79-year-old who twice summited Mount Everest

When Bill Burke retired from practicing corporate law in 2003, he craved an activity that would indulge his passion for travel and challenge him mentally and physically. He had already been hiking in the mountains around his home in Costa Mesa, Calif., and learning the art of alpinism had more appeal than tennis or golf, he says.

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