Fatal Snowden Fall; 11 Scouts Killed in Columbian Disaster

Tributes paid to Snowdon climber
BBC News – UK

Tributes have been paid to an experienced climber who died after a fall of nearly 700ft (213m) on Snowdon. Donal McGrath, 61, of …


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Climber dies in 700ft fall
Shropshire Star – Telford,England,UK

A mountain climber plummeted 700ft to his death while descending Snowdon in treacherous weather. Donal McGrath, 62, died from injuries …

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3 climbers freeze to death on Mt. Yatsugatake in Nagano Pref.+
TMCnet – USA

(Japan Economic Newswire Via Thomson Dialog NewsEdge)NAGANO, Japan, March 20_(Kyodo) _ Three climbers were found frozen to death Monday on Mt. …

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Eleven Colombian boy scouts killed in flash flood
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK

The 14-member hiking excursion near the town of Manizales in the coffee-growing province of Caldas was hit by the flood Saturday afternoon. …

Seven hikers found dead, four missing in Colombia
Sydney Morning Herald – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia

Seven young hikers have been found dead and four others are missing after their expedition was swept away by a mudslide triggered by a flash flood in central …

Mudslide kills seven hikers
Miami Herald – FL,USA

BOGOTA - Seven young hikers were found dead and four others were missing after their scouting expedition was swept away by a mudslide triggered by a flash …

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Snowdon warning
ic Wales – United Kingdom

RESCUERS warned of dangerous conditions on Snowdon yesterday after an experienced climber was killed in a 700ft fall. The 60-year …

Warning as man killed on Snowdon
BBC News – UK

… At 3,560ft (1,085m) Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales and England. The Llanberis rescuers also believe that it is probably the busiest in Britain.

Tourist from Italy dies in rock climbing fall in New Zealand
Pravda – Moscow,Russia

An Italian tourist died Monday after he fell 50 meters (165 feet) at a popular rock climbing area on New Zealand ‘s South Island , police said. …

Tourist dies while climbing near Wanaka
Newstalk ZB – New Zealand

A 27-year-old Italian tourist has died after falling 50 metres from a popular climbing area at Hospital Flat on the outskirts of Wanaka. …

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