Highpoints Featured in New UPS American Superlatives Series

The U.S. Postal service going to feature highpoints in several of its new America Land of Superlatives series.
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Mount Washington Bicycle Races in July and August

There will be two Mount Washington bicycle races this year.
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Johnson Shut Ins to Re-Open

Missouri plans a Memorial Day reopening of Johnson Shut Ins that was heavily damaged in the Taum Sauk Reservoir in December.
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Accidents: PCT and Mount Bona Fatalities, Bicyclist Bear Encounter in Banff

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Dinosaur Tracks on Mount McKinley

Another set of dinosaur tracks have been found on Denali.
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Driving to Mount Hood More Deadly Than Climb

Officials are concerned after seven people have died in seven on an eight mile stretch of US 26 on Mount Hood.
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Mystery Piano Found on Ben Nevis Summit

Conservationist cleaning Ben Nevis were astonished to discover a piano near the summit.
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Everest Roundup: Playboy Bunny, Double Amputee and Oldest Summit

Highlights thus far in the Everest 2006 season: the climb by a Playboy bunny, a double amputee, the oldest summiter (70), and the 16th climb by a sherpa.
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Park Roundup: Mountaineer Lodge Snoqualmie Fire, Donald Trump Park, Delicate Arch Climb, Rocky Mountain Reprieve

Here’s the May 13 summary of park news including: Mountaineer Lodge Snoqualmie Fire, Donald Trump Park, Delicate Arch Climb, Rocky Mountain Reprieve.
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World Backcountry Accidents in South Africa, Mount Lhotse, Everest, Russia

Here is the May 13 round up of backcountry accidents in South Africa, Mount Lhotse, Everest, Russia
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Claim of 5 Hour 18 Minute Climb of Elbrus

Christian Stangel claims to have climbed Elbrus in a record 5 hours 18 minutes.
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Backcountry Accidents in Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Missouri, Oregon, and Utah

Here’s the May 13, 2006 round up of backcountry accidents Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Missouri, Oregon, and Utah.
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Missing Man’s Backpack Rescues Lost Hikers in California

Lost hikers in San Jacinto Mountains in California stumbled upon the campsite of a hiker missing for a year and his equipment is believed to have spared their lives.
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NRA Bankrolls Defense in Arizona Hiker Shooting

The Grant Kuenzili case in Arizona where he was killed in a dog altercation is in a sensation trial there.
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Rock Slide Closed Rainier Cayuse Pass Road Until June

A rock slide has closed portions of Rainier Cayuse Pass highway until June.
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