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Greylock Road Opens May 20

The Berkshire Eagle reports the Rockwell and Notch roads to the Mount Greylock summit will open May 20

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Voluntary May-June Ban on Climbing Marcy and Other Adirondack High Peaks

The New York Department of Environmental Conseravaiton each May and June asks for a voluntary ban on hiking Marcy and hiking other High Peaks in the Adirondacks to prevent damaging soggy trails from snow melt.

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Student Survives 100 Foot Smugglers Notch Fall on Mount Mansfield

WCAX reports Andrew Haile survived a 100 foot fall down a ravine on Smuggler’s Notch on Mount Mansfield. Haile was helped to walk off the mountain and was taken to the hospital.

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McKinley Snow Obliterates Italian's Passport and Return Plane Ticket

The Anchorage Daily News reports Italian David Bergamin cached his passport, plane ticket, spare food, extra fuel and other gear at the Motorcycle Hill camp near 11,000 feet on McKinley and then lost them creating a minidisaster for him when … Continue reading

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2nd Degree Murder Charges Refiled in Arizona Trail Dog Confrontration

The Arizona Daily Sun reports Harold Fish has been charged again for the second-degree murder of unarmed Grant Kuenzli following a dog confrontration on a trail near Payson, Arizona

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Twins In Fatal Denali Pass Fall

The Anchorage Daily News reports that twin 55-year-old brothers Jerry and Terry Humphrey of Negley, Ohio, fell to their deaths after summiting McKinley.

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Annabelle Bond on Denali Seeking to Be Fastest and Youngest Woman 7 Summit Completer

newstalkzb reports Annabelle Bond is on Denali seeking to be the youngest and fastest woman to climb the 7 summits.

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Jim Ratz (1953-2005), Jackson Hole Guide Co-Owner, NOLS Leader

The Casper Times reports Jim Ratz, 52, former executive director of the National Outdoor Leadership School and co-owner of the Jackson Hole Mountain Guides, was died while rapelling Sinks Canyon across from the Sawmill Campground on Highway 131 near his … Continue reading

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Hiker Airlifted After Being Stranded in Tree in Los Angeles County Landslide

The Pasadena Star News reports a hiker stranded in a tree during a landslide in Easton Canyon was airlifted out after calling 911 with his cell phone.

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13,000 Foot Peak 8 Ski Lift At Breckenridge — Highest in North America — Approved

The Denver Post reports federal approval for a 13,000 foot ski lift to Peak 8 at Breckenridge Ski Resort in Colorado — the highest in North America.

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