Gawker has a nifty article on buildings with high glass floored floors that have spectacular views beneath your feet. One of the newest additions features views of Mount Blanc.
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In just wondering around the internet we discovered this wonderful site by Jonathan Esper with spectacular photos of Canadian, European and American highpoints. It’s even in the highpointers ring!
We were searching after John Mitchler, newsletter editor of the Apex to Zenith, said that an early rival of the highpointers club was the “World Highpointing Club.” We will continue to search for that club.
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Rachel Crolla passes along this information on a new highest points of Europe. Below is her press release.
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Christian Stangel claims to have climbed Elbrus in a record 5 hours 18 minutes.
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Eleven climbers are reported to have been killed on Elbrus. Seven of the bodies have been recovered.
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International backcountry accident wrap up:
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THREE hikers froze to death climbing a mountain after ignoring a …
Glasgow Daily Record – Glasgow,Scotland,UK
The Brits became trapped in a -19C snowstorm on the highest peak in mainland Spain. As the three dug into a snow shelter on Saturday …
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Acropolis mountain climbing
Kathimerini – Athens,Greece
Archaeologists carrying out conservation work on Greece’s most prized monument have hit on a new extreme sport, one unlikely to feature in visitor tours … [stories about archeologists rappelling down the Acropolis to place monitoring instruments]
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2006-02-22 Backcountry Accidents in California, Colorado, Oregon, Virginia, Washington, Australia, Spain
Accident reports as of February 22, 2006
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