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Monthly Archives: October 2005
The Seattle Times reports Starbucks is having to defend its trademark around the world as imitators make substitions including in Japan where the mermaid is replaced with Mount Rainier.
Boston.com reports a reports a woman had a fatal in Franconia Notch State Park a quarter-mile above the Cannon Mountain tramway.
KOIN reports Curtis Charles Meister fell 100-150 feet to his death on Goat Mountain, outside Estacada, Oregon. The friends said they were all hiking when Meister said he wanted to climb down the cliff. He lost his grip and fell … Continue reading
The Rocky Mountain News reports that three weekend snowshers rescued a 73-year-old ill-prepared man lost on Mount Evans and then used their flight itinerary to start a fire.
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.
The Anchorage Daily News reports the Harvard Mountaineering Climb is seeking to name a 14,495 foot peak in Central Asia Mount Powell for Scott Powell, one of four Boy Scout leaders from Alaska who died in an electrical accident at … Continue reading
The Caledonian Record reports National Landmark of Soaring has been dedicated at the Mount Washington Resort at Bretton Woods.
The Gazette reports John Agnos fell when he was scaling North Gateway Rock without a rope at Garden of the Gods.
News10 reports climbers near the summit of 13,710-foot Mount Mendel in Kings Canyon National Park found the head and shoulder of a man protruding from the ice at the base of a glacier and it is believed he is the … Continue reading
The Chieftan reports county officials near Mount Elbert are upset over national security designation of the dam at the Twin Lakes pumped storage electric station just south of Colorado’s highest point.
Outlook India reports 18 climbers including seven French nationals were killed in an avalanche on 6981m Mount Kangru in north-west district of Manang in Nepal.
The Ironwood Daily reports Joseph Westbrook died after falling 150 feet from the Lake of the Clouds Escarpment in Michigan’s Porcupine Mountains. He had been reported missing on Oct. 4 but was found on Oct. 23.
The Knox News reports a 60-year-old woman fell 35 feet down a ravine while hiking the paved Laurel Falls trail about six miles west of the Sugarlands Visitor Center when she fell about 35 feet.
The Montrose Press reports a climber fell nearly 60 feet into Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park as he was ascending the Escape Artist route on the North Rim wall when he fell and was left suspended in his … Continue reading