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Category Archives: North America
CBC reports Jessica Aulik who at 17 was the youngest to climb Canada’s Mount Logan was killed in an avalanche on the east ridge during a climb on May 31.
CTV reports a grizzly killed a woman in a tree on Bench Trail in Canmore, Alberta.
The Robson Valley Times reports a 21-year-old solo climber had a fatal fall on Mount Robson in Canada.
FFTimes reports Lyle Simpson survived a grizzly attack when used a martial arts kick to the bear’s face near the Whispering Pines Bible camp in Alberta.
Vancouver.ca reports a search is being scaled back for David Koch who it is believed disappeared while attempting a sunset photo shot from Grouse Mountain in suburban Vancouver.
Canada.com reports 3 climbers were short lined by 3 helicopters off of Mount Logan after 140 kph winds shredded their tents in -30C weather.
The Louisville Courier Journal reports Drew Wilson died while attempting a first subfreezing ascent of a rock in Baffin Island in Canada.
Canada.Com reports a climber broke both legs when a ledge gave way while he was climbing Mount Yamnuska in Alberta.
The News Tribune reports that Rainier Mountaineering Inc. which will lose its monoply to Rainier guided climbs in 2006 plans to leads trip to 5 of the 7 summits.
Canoe reports a 23-year-old student in Canada’s Kananaskis Country Sheep River Wildlife Sanctuary survived a wrestling match with a cougar by throwing it off of him. Peter Bysterveld said he was walking with his girlfriend when the cougar — about … Continue reading
Outlook Rockies has an incredible picture and story about the first winter ascent of Mount Alberta.
Beerleaguehockey.com reports a 17-member Canadian expedition Dr Sean Egan, a professor in the School of Human Kinetics at University of Ottawa, and Peter Luk, director, School of Business Management, Ryerson University, plan to set the record of the highest hockey … Continue reading
2 Fatalities on Maderas Volcano in Nicaragua
Fatal Ice Climbing Fall at Yoho National Park in Canada