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Amazing Mauna Kea Video of Burst from Missile

Atmospheric flare from a minuteman III ICBM missile from Kanoa on Vimeo. Here’s an amazing (and scarey) video captured on June 22 from the Subaru Telescope on Mauna Kea of the burst from a Minuteman missile. Like this:Like Loading…

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Hood to Coast Documentary Opens

Marcie Hume’s documentary on the Hood to Coast relay coast has opened. Like this:Like Loading…

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Mount Rainier Volunteer Video

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Climber Presumed Dead Following Mount Rainier Avalanche on Ingraham Glacier Direct Route

A slab avalanche on Mount Rainier on June 5 hit 11 climbers on the Ingraham Direct Route. 10 of the climbers were rescued. The 11th climber was not registered to climb. A US Army Reserve Helicopter from Fort Lewis removed … Continue reading

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First Ascents: Valentine McGillycuddy on Harney Peak

In nosing around the new book on life around Harney Peak we notice a photo of the tomb of Valentine McGillycuddy on Harney Peak (actually it’s just his ashes). In 1875 he was part of a team surveying the Dakotas. … Continue reading

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Videos of Glissading Down Scree

The news that Michael Hays was injured while glissading on his butt on scree from Knife Edge Trail by Katahdin prompting the biggest search in Baxter Park recent memory got us looking for youtube videos and amazing we couldn’t find … Continue reading

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Badwater to Whitney Summit Record Holder in New Documentary “Running America”

A new documentary focuses on Marshall Ulrich running 3,063 miles, from San Francisco to New York, in 52.5 days. (Frank Giannino holds the coast-to-coast speed record, running 3,103.5 miles in just over 46 days in 1980). Among Ulrich’s credits is … Continue reading

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Movies: 10 Mountains 10 Years

Climber Enzo Simone stars in a movie “10 Mountains 10 Years” to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease by climbing 10 of the world’s tallest mountains in 10 years. They’ve climbed four so far. It is directed by Jennifer. … Continue reading

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Is There A Real Brokeback Mountain?

Much of Brokeback Mountain is set in Riverton, Wyoming, gateway to the Wind River Range and Gannett Peak. Like this:Like Loading…

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Film About Tragic Attempt to Climb the 82 4,000 Metre Peaks of the Alps Wins Banff Grand Prize

Sur le fil des 4000 (France), directed by Gilles Chappez, follows climbers Patrick Berhault and Philippe Magnin as they attempt to climb all 82 summits in the Alps topping 4000 metres won the top award at the Banff Festival. Like … Continue reading

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