Tag Archives: British Isles

Climbing Snowdon in A Horse Costume

The BBC reports on Peter Phennah and Rob Snellgrove climbing Snowdon in a horse costume for a fundraiser.

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Mystery Piano Found on Ben Nevis Summit

Conservationist cleaning Ben Nevis were astonished to discover a piano near the summit.

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International Backcountry Accidents – Vancouver, Sherpas, Snowdonia, France, South Africa

International backcountry accident wrap up:

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Fatal Snowden Fall; 11 Scouts Killed in Columbian Disaster

Tributes paid to Snowdon climber BBC News – UK Tributes have been paid to an experienced climber who died after a fall of nearly 700ft (213m) on Snowdon. Donal McGrath, 61, of …

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2006-02-24 Backcountry Accident Reports on Kilimanjaro, California, Colorado, Hawaii, UK, Utah

Backcountry Accident Reports at February 24, 2006

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Surviving Ben Nevis Avalanche

Reports on five surviving avalanches on Ben Nevis:

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February 14, 2006 Backcountry Accident Reports

Backcountry accident reports through February 14, 2006.

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French Writer And Anti-Ski Lift Activist Pierre Chapoutot Killed in Avalanche

The alpinist and writer Pierre Chapoutot has been killed by an avalanche on the crête de Lachat in the Lauzière range close to the ski resort of Valmorel. A climber of considerable repute he had opened a number of routes … Continue reading

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Man Seeks to Be First to Climb All Munros on Foot

34-year-old Steve Perry, from Yorkshire, set off on the 1st of December to tackle all of Scotland’s 284 mountains standing over 3,000 feet.

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Abseiler Killed in Ben Nevis 100 Foot Plunge

A climber abseiling down Tower Ridge approach to Ben Nevis was killed after falling 100 feet.

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