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Melissa Arnot and Maddie Miller Claim 50 Highpoints in Record 41 Days

Melissa Arnot and Maddie Miller said they completed visiting the 50 state summits in 41 days, 16 hours and 10 minutes — breaking the previous record of 43 days, 2 hours, and 8 minutes. They began their quest on Denali … Continue reading

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Jon Kedrowski Attempt to Climb and Ski Down all Colorado Fourteeners Stirs Controversy

An attempt by Jon Kedrowski to climb and ski down all Colorado 14ers in one year has stirred controversy. Some are saying his photos don’t confirm it. Others have criticized that he is not doing it in one season as … Continue reading

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Brent Okita Summits Rainier for 500th Time

Brent Okita, a guide with Rainier Mountaineer since 1986, has become the second person to summit Rainier 500 times. George Dunn of International Mountain Guides holds the record of 515.

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Tim Johnson in First Winter Bicycle Ascent of Mount Washington

Tim Johnson rode a fat bike up Mount Washington on February 2 for the first winter bicycle ascent of the mountain.

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Laso Schallerof Record of 193 Feet Cliff Dive in Switzerland

Outside has an amazing video of a record cliff dive by Laso Schallerof 193 feet (58.8 meters) in Maggia, Switzerland.

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11 Year Old Tyler Armstrong Seeks to Be Youngest to Climb 7 Summits

Tyler Armstrong from Yorba Linda, California, who is 11 is attempting to become the youngest to climb the seven summits. Armstrong climbed Mount Whitney in one day at age 7 which was said to be a record. He is attempting … Continue reading

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50 states in record 7 Days

Josh Willis, Brian Mehrens, Nate Williams, and Chris Watson have visit all 50 states (not the highpoints) in 7 days — breaking a record of 8 days. They started in Maine on July 11 and finished in Hawaii on July … Continue reading

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Baxter Issues Summons to Record Breaking AT Through Hiker for Corporate Event on Katahdin

Baxter State Park issued three summons to Scott Jurek after he completed the fastest hike of the Applachian Trail. Jurek was charged with public drinking, littering and hiking with an oversize group. THe official park statement is:

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Lonnie Dupre Has Become the First to Solo Climb McKinley in January

Lonnie Dupre has become the first solo climber of Mount McKinley in January. Lonnie’s website

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85-year-old Webster Groves Man Called Oldest to Summit Kilimanjaro

85-year-old Bob Wheeler of Webster Groves, Missouri, at 85 has been certified as the oldest man to climb Kilimanjaro.

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