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Mystery Piano Found on Ben Nevis Summit

Conservationist cleaning Ben Nevis were astonished to discover a piano near the summit. Like this:Like Loading…

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Missing Man's Backpack Rescues Lost Hikers in California

Lost hikers in San Jacinto Mountains in California stumbled upon the campsite of a hiker missing for a year and his equipment is believed to have spared their lives. Like this:Like Loading…

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I will pee your initials in the snow 20,000+ feet!

This ebay auction was highlighted on Jay Leno on Feb. 28. There were 15 bids and the winning bid of $51 means that the winner (bil15218) will get his initials peed at 51 feet on McKinley. Like this:Like Loading…

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30 Foot 3 Ton Climbing Wall Stolen in Memphis

Police report they have recovered a 30 foot high 3-ton climbing wall that was stolen in Memphis from Outdoors Inc. but was recovered at the airport. The wall had been taken in tact and not broken apart. Like this:Like Loading…

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February 11, 2006 Linkage

State Highpoint News Warm weather records broken on Mount Washington Boston Globe – United States MOUNT WASHINGTON, NH –Talk about a warm winter — it’s been raining on top of Mount Washington. Tim Markle, chief meteorologist … Like this:Like Loading…

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85-Year-Old Mary Woodbridge's Amusing Tale of Plans to Climb Everest

Here’s an amusing (tongue in cheek) tale of 85-year-old Mary Woodbridge to climb Everest with her dachsund Daisy. Like this:Like Loading…

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February 2, 2006 Linkage

State Highpoint News Mt. Hood snowpack 122 percent of average 05:34 PM PST on Tuesday, January 31, 2006 More than three times the amount of snow has fallen this year atop Mount Hood than last year, reaping benefits for Oregon … Continue reading

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Rainier Beats Bigfoot for Washington Quarter Finalist Design

Mount Rainier has beaten Bigfoot as one of three finalists for the official Washington State Quarter. Like this:Like Loading…

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West Virginia Is No Longer Wild, Wonderful

West Virginia has replaced its “Wild, Wonderful” motto with “Open for Business.” Like this:Like Loading…

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Sylvestor Stallone to Market Sly Water from Mount Rainier's Carbon Glacier

Sylvestor Stallone will be marketing “Sly Water” from Mount Rainier’s Carbon glacier starting in March. Like this:Like Loading…

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