Last 10 Comments on americasroof News Stories


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Body of 1980s Hiker Found on Godley Glacier on Mount Cook


Climbers have discovered the skeletel remains of a hiker belived lost on Mount Cook in the 1980s.
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MSNBC Article on Insurance Options for Climbers



MSNBC has an excellent article on insurance options for climbers.
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Mountaineers Now Urge Climbers Whether It Is Safer to Wait for Help


The Mountaineers are planning to teach climbers to evaluate whether it is safer to wait for help.
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Texas Hiker in Helicopter Rescue After Jumping Mount Bonnell Fence May Face Fine


Austin is considering a $500 fine for hiker who jumped the fence on Mount Bonnell and had to be rescued by helicopter.
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Judge Throws Out $20 Million Wrongful Death Suit in Yosemite


A judge has thrown out the lawsuit that Yosemite was responsible for a fatal rock slide.

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Superclimb reports climbers fear a $20 million wrongful death suit against Yosemite will end the sport there.
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Rainier Study Reveals Major Quake Threat at Ohanapecosh


Geologists in reviewing a 3D Cat scan of Rainier have upgraded the earthquake possibilites on fault Ohanapecosh.
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Avalanche Kills 2 After Posing for Picture on Switzerland's Obergabellhorn


The Mirror reports Chris Baybutt, 46, was killed in an avalanche after posing for a picture atop Switzerland’s 4,063m Obergabelhorn taken by fellow policeman John Lucas, 40 last July.
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Early Snows Result in Earliest Northwest Ski Opening in 11 Years


Snow has resulted in the earliest ski opening in the Pacific Northwest since Nov. 5, 1994.
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Hualapai Plan January 2006 Dedication of Glass Bottomed Grand Canyon Skywalk 4,000 Feet Above the Canyon Floor


A press release indicates the Hualapai plan to dedicate a glass bottomed walk jutting 70 over the Grand Canyon and 4,000 feet above the canyon floor in January 2006.
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