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Below is a summary of articles on the Taum Sauk dam disaster in the past week.
The Upper Reservoir at the Taum Sauk Pumped Storage Plant has been breached flooding the Black River and creating havoc and washing out roads and buildings downstream.
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.
Highpointers.org reports Jeff & Debbie Mosley, the new owners of Jerimoth Hill, have dramatically changed the access rules — they are permitting highpointers to visit any weekend 52 weeks a year!
North Carolina has unveiled the design for the Mount Mitchell Sumit Tower.
The Anchorage Daily News reports that a record 1,333 attempted McKinley in 2005.
Everestnews is reporting that the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal has said the pilot of the Eurocopter has told them that he did not actually land on the Everest summit on May 14 and 15 as widely publicized but rather … Continue reading
Eurocopter has released a gallery showing the landing of its Ecureuil/AStar AS 350 B3 helicopter piloted by Didier Delsalle on Mount Everest on May 14 and May 15.
Everestnews reports a serial Ecureuil/AStar AS 350 B3 helicopter piloted by Didier Delsalle landed on the top of Mount Everest on May 14 and May 15!
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports RMI is bracing for guide layoffs as the National Park Service plans to divide guided services among three mountaineering companies in 2006 and climber quota go into effect.