John Doeden is living the high lifeSeeks to climb to highest points in Ã¢â‚¬Â¦
Elkhart Truth – Elkhart,IN,USA
Ã¢â‚¬Â¦ end. He is especially pleased to have reached Idaho’s Borah Peak , which at an elevation gain of 5,500 feet is designated a climb. Ã¢â‚¬Â¦
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Snowed-in Scout hikers rescued
East Valley Tribune – Mesa,AZ,USA
By Katie McDevitt, Tribune. What started as a weekend hike for a Mesa Boy Scout troop ended Sunday in a mountain rescue. Nine boys …
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THREE hikers froze to death climbing a mountain after ignoring a …
Glasgow Daily Record – Glasgow,Scotland,UK
The Brits became trapped in a -19C snowstorm on the highest peak in mainland Spain. As the three dug into a snow shelter on Saturday …
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Acropolis mountain climbing
Kathimerini – Athens,Greece
Archaeologists carrying out conservation work on Greece’s most prized monument have hit on a new extreme sport, one unlikely to feature in visitor tours … [stories about archeologists rappelling down the Acropolis to place monitoring instruments]
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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.
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