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Bug Season in the Adirondacks

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Guadalupe Peak Reopens As Coyote Fire Threat Subsides

Guadalupe opened its summit trail on Thursday, June 2. Fire never endangered the summit.

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Body of Alex Lowe found on Mount Shishapangma

Swiss Climbers Ueli Steck and David Goettler have found the body of Alex Lowe and his cameraman David Bridges on China’s Mount Shishapangma at the 5,900 meters (19,350 feet) level. Lowe a lengedary climber known as “Lungs With Legs” did … Continue reading

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Czech Dies While Attempting to Ski Down Denali’s Messner Couloir

Pavel Michut, 45, fell his death while attempting to ski down Denali’s Messner Couloir it was reported on May 29, 20

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Clingmans Dome Seeks Help to Repair Foundation of Summit Tower

Clingmans Dome is seeking public help to secure a $250,000 grant to repair the summit tower to repair the foundation built in 1959. This is through the Vote Your Park program.

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Guadalupe Peak Closed as Fire Spreads

Guadalupe Peak is closed as fire spreads.

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Fatalities on Everest in 4 Consecutive May Days

far this season. *Phurba Sherpa died died THursdsay, May 19 about 150 meters from the summit. *Eric Arnold, 36, of the Netherlands, died Friday, May 20 while coming down from a successful summit *Maria Strydom, 34, of Australia died Saturday, … Continue reading

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Video of CCC Building Cheaha Tower

Here’s a wonderful video of the CCC building the Cheaha Tower.

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Harney Peak Crews Clearing Beetle Damaged Trees

Officials note they are still clearing mountain pine beetle infestation dead trees in the Black Elk Wilderness around Harney Peak. The tree easily fall after being damaged. In 2015 more than 1,500 trees were cleared.

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Conspiracy Theories Over Mount Washington 100 MPH Wind Video

Conspiracy theories are circulating that a video of a man blowing up in the air during 100+ mph wind storm on Tuesday, May 16, 2016. Comments center on other people not being affected in the same manner by the wind … Continue reading

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