Hiker Airlifted off Mount Hood After Boulder Pins Her Foot FOX News – 6 hours ago After nearly five hours on Mount Hood, Emily Vansteenwyk’s companions tried again to use a log and a rock to nudge the boulder off her foot. …(more…)
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Mt. Hood celebrates historic 1857 climb OregonLive.com, OR – 13 hours ago Monday marks the 150th anniversary of the first documented climb to Mount Hood’s 11239-foot summit by Henry Pittock, LJ Powell, William S. Buckley, …
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84-year-old summits WA’s Mount Rainier _ again Seattle Post Intelligencer – Jul 4, 2007 An 84-year-old retired plutonium worker says he’s reached the summit of Mount Rainier – for the sixth time. Bill Painter has made all his ascents of the …(more…)
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Living in bear country – a privilege and a responsibility Rappahannock News, VA – Jul 3, 2007 In the past, he was involved in relocating bears to the Mount Rogers area of Virginia, but this is no longer an option – and he notes that moving a problem …
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Clout | Youngblood’s assault on Negro Mountain Philadelphia Daily News, PA – Jul 13, 2007
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‘The Merc’ is back in Kenton NewsOK.com (subscription), OK – Jul 28, 2007 My son wanted to hike the Black Mesa last weekend — and I had a package to pick up at the Hitching Post Ranch — good excuses to escape to the more quiet …
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Traveling the Blue Ridge Parkway this weekend? Asheville Citizen-Times, NC – Jul 7, 2007 The Mount Mitchell observation tower and tower trail will be closed due to construction until further notice. There will also be trail detours on the Old …(more…)
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Treasures: Who owns what in Sussex County? New Jersey Herald, NJ – Jul 14, 2007 She recalled the vanishing act of many artifacts at High Point State Park’s Kuser Mansion, which closed to the public in 1979. "What happened up in Kuser …(more…)
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Mt. Washington bike race canceled WCAX, VT – Jul 9, 2007 … year in 2007 — was supposed to be a lucky day, but not for nearly 300 cyclists who planned to compete in a race up (New Hampshire’s) Mount Washington. …
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Thinking about the mountain – Daniel Silliman Henry Herald, GA – Jul 23, 2007 The car, released, hummed down the mountain. The mountain — Black Mountain, the tallest of the Cumberland Mountains and the highest point in Kentucky — was …
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With Close Contacts, Md. Wind Project Gets Boost Washington Post, United States – Jul 22, 2007 State law and the environmental protections it afforded all but scuttled his proposal last year for 24 windmills atop Backbone Mountain at the state’s …
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Governor makes it to summit of Katahdin MaineToday.com, ME – Jul 13, 2007 John Baldacci and some members of his climbing party pause Wednesday along Mount Katahdin’s Saddle Trail. From left are Jack Baldacci, the governor’s son, …(more…)
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Largest telescope starts gazing Guardian Unlimited, UK – Jul 12, 2007 A powerful array of 36 separate mirrors form a single mirror that is 10.4 metres (34ft) wide, 4% larger than the Keck telescopes at Mauna Kea, Hawaii. …(more…)
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Top of Georgia Corvette Show Helps SAFE Union Sentinel, GA – Jul 19, 2007 The Annual ‘Top of Georgia’ All Corvette Show at Brasstown Bald Mountain resulted in a parking lot full of beautiful vehicles and a healthy donation for …
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Colorado is the place to conquer a fourteener Arizona Daily Star, AZ – Jul 8, 2007 Those who want to stand atop the highest of the Colorado fourteeners — 14433-foot Mount Elbert — will have to journey east of Aspen to reach the peak. …
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