Rob the Rubbish Says Snowden is Clean


Robin Kevan, 60, of Llanwrtyd Wells in Powys, reached Snowdon’s 3,560ft summit armed with bin liners and a litter stick because he feared it might have a similar problem to Ben Nevis, Scotland’s 4,406ft peak, where he recently collected six heavy bags of litter, ICWales reports.
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"Rob the Rubbish" Cleans Up Ben Nevis


The Independent reports 60-year-old Welshman Robin Kevan has earned the title of “Rob the Rubbish” for his untiring efforts to clean up Ben Nevis.
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China Says Americans Were Wrong and Lops 12 Feet Off of Everest Height


China Daily reports that the latest estimate of the Everest’s height by China’s State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping is 29,017 feet. That’s about 12 feet less than the previous figure of 29,029 feet.
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Islamic Fundamentalist Hazards on Elbrus


Spiegel Online reports that Islamic Fundamentalist Camps are making climbing Elbrus hazardous.
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Jerzy Michalski Seeks to Be Oldest Everest and 7 Summit Completer at 75


Everest News reports Jerzy Michalski wants to be the oldest to climb Everest and the 7 summits at 75.
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ImageNet Job Interview Await Successful Fuji Climbers


Asia1.com reports prospects for job at ImageNet had to climb Mount Fuji in order to get an interview with the fashion label.

Two executives of ImageNet waited at a table at the top to interview those who made it to the summit. 11 of the 20 applicants made it to the top — some with assistance of oxygen tanks.


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6.6 Pound Tanzanite Gem — World's Biggest — Discovered on Kilimanjaro


Bloomberg reports the world’s largest tanzanite gem — rarer than diamonds — was discovered near Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro.
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Everest Record Climber Wants to Spend 24 Hours on Summit and Also to Climb Everest and Lotse on Same Day


Everest Speed Record Holder Pemba Dorjee wants to spend 24 hours on the Everest summit and also to climb Lotse and Everest on the same day.
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Toilet Planned for Kosciuszko Summit


ABC.Net reports plans are afoot build a toilet on Mount Kosciuszko.
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Turkey To Prosecute Iranian Climbing Party in Fatal Ararat Climb


Iranmania reports Turkey will prosecure Iranian climbers after one of the party was killed on Mount Ararat.
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