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More than 100 Earthquakes on Mount Hood on May 15-16

More than 100 small swarm earthquakes on Mount Hood were reported May 15-16, 2016.

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US Board of Geographic Names Formally Considers Change of Harney Peak to Black Elk Peak or Thunder Peak

The United States Board of Geographic Names formally discussion a motion on April 14, 2016, to rename Harney Peak to Black Elk Peak or Thunder Peak. The motion to do this was ulitmately withdrawn. Below are the minutes of the … Continue reading

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Mount Rogers National Recreation Area Celebrates 50th Anniversary on May 30

Mount Rogers National Recreation Area Celebrates 50th Anniversary on May 30.

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USPS To Issue Mount Rainier Star Trails Stamp

The USPS plans to issue a stamp depicting a Mount Rainier Star Trails photo mashup. The stamp will be issued June 2 at New York City’s Javits Center at 11 a.m. as part of the world’s largest stamp show that … Continue reading

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12 Year Old Tyler Young Prepares for Everest Climb

12 year old Tyler Young is preparing to climb Everest. Young has already set records as the youngest to climb several high peaks.

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Mount Mitchell State Park Plans to More Than Double in Size

Mount Mitchell State Park is planning to add 2,744 acres on its northern border to its existing 1,996 acres. The plan is due Conservation Fund purchase of land it plans to convey it to the park. The park had 525 … Continue reading

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Snow Boarder Pledges Funds to Rebuild CCC Cabin on Mount Mansfield Damaged in Fire

WCAX.COM Local Vermont News, Weather and Sports- Jake Burton Carpenter, founder of the snow board company Jake Burton, has pledged $100,000 to rebuild a Mount Mansfield Civilian Conservation Cabin that was heavily damaged by in a fire accidentally set his … Continue reading

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Mount Magazine Elevation Snow

Mount Magazine had elevation snow on February 24 — a site uncommon in Arkansas.

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Tim Johnson in First Winter Bicycle Ascent of Mount Washington

Tim Johnson rode a fat bike up Mount Washington on February 2 for the first winter bicycle ascent of the mountain.

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Fiery Plane Crash on Guadalupe

Guadalupe Mountain National Park has temporarily closed its trails following a small plane crash near the summit. Fire was reported seen at the summit and the debris field is reported to be a half mile wide. Because the crash was … Continue reading

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