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Category Archives: Continents
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 … Continue reading
Backcountry Accident Reports at February 24, 2006
2006-02-22 Backcountry Accidents in California, Colorado, Oregon, Virginia, Washington, Australia, Spain
Accident reports as of February 22, 2006
EverestNews via NepalNews reports that Pemba Dorje Sherpa, 28, who claims to have climbed Everest in a record 8 hours 10 minutes was thrown in jail after he went to the police to compalin of being harrassed claimed the record … Continue reading
Peruvian Holmes Pantoja Bayona claims to have climber South America’s highest point in 13 hours:
Reports on five surviving avalanches on Ben Nevis:
Backcountry accident reports on the wires on February 16, 2006.
Backcountry accident reports through February 14, 2006.
Here’s an amusing (tongue in cheek) tale of 85-year-old Mary Woodbridge to climb Everest with her dachsund Daisy.
The alpinist and writer Pierre Chapoutot has been killed by an avalanche on the crÃÆÃÂªte de Lachat in the LauziÃÆÃÂ¨re range close to the ski resort of Valmorel. A climber of considerable repute he had opened a number of routes … Continue reading
34-year-old Steve Perry, from Yorkshire, set off on the 1st of December to tackle all of Scotland’s 284 mountains standing over 3,000 feet.
Sarah Kathleen Ball died in a fall while ice climbing Acheronte waterfall in the Italian Alps.
Luis de Carlos, 60, from Naremburn in Sydney’s north, is believed to have blown off the Lanin volcano, near the border of Chile and Argentina in the Patagonian region.