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Legendary Climber Chad Kellogg Killed in Patagonia, Argentina Accident

Legendary climber Chad Kellogg of Seattle was killed Friday, Feb. 14 when he was hit by a rock while climbing Mount Fitz Roy, in the Patagonia region of Argentina. Among his other accomplishments was a claimed record roundtrip climb of … Continue reading

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Zip Line on Cheaha?

Alabama is looking to spice up its state parks. This has spurred talk of a possible zip line at Cheaha. There of course is no formal plan at the time but the social media is buzzing.

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Washington Senate Renames Rainier to Mount Seattle Seahawks

The Washington Senate has renamed Rainier “Mount Seattle Seahawks” and changed its park name to “12th Man National Park.” You just knew they couldn’t let a Colorado move go unanswered.

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Olympic Torch Summits Elbrus

Russia has carried the Olympic torch to the top of Elbrus.

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Colorado Governor Formally Proclaims Mount Elbert to Be Called Mount Peyton Manning on Super Bowl Sunday

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has formally renamed Mount Elbert Mount Peyton Manning on Super Bowl. Never mind what’s legal per the formal renaming process. THis is what’s fun. Below is the full declaration:

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Quarter Flap: North Carolina Notes That 53% of Smokies is in NC and Not Tennessee

There’s something of an interstate flap over the new quarter featuring Smoky Mountains and has the name “Tennessee” on on it. North Carolina notes that 53 percent of the park is actually in North Carolina. The quarter is part of … Continue reading

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park Quarter

A new quarter features Great Mountains National Park.

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Lightning Nicks Right Thumb of Christ on Mount Corcovado in Rio de Janeiro

A lightning strike nicked off the right thumb of Christ on Mount Corcovado in Rio de Janeiro.

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Taos Ski Valley Announces Plan for Ski Lift Above Timberline in 2014

The Taos Ski Valley has announced plans to build a ski above timberline in 2014 near the 12,450 foot high Kachina Peak.

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Awesome Video of Snowboard in LED Suit

Awesome video of snowboarding in LED suit

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