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Here’s February 22, 2006 accident reports:
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
Mountaineers are offering memorabilia on ebay in a charity fundraiser:
Peruvian Holmes Pantoja Bayona claims to have climber South America’s highest point in 13 hours:
Download our Google Earth tour of Brokeback Mountain locations here You of course need the free program Google Earth installed and a high bandwidth internet connection. This was all prompted by the most popular thread ever when we discussed whether … Continue reading
The Forest Service hopes to raise $800 million by selling 300,000 acres of national forest land in “isolated parcels” to secure funding for rural schools. That amounts to 469 square miles and is less than 1 percent of the National … Continue reading
The alpinist and writer Pierre Chapoutot has been killed by an avalanche on the crÃƒÆ’Ã‚Âªte de Lachat in the LauziÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¨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.
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Climbers have discovered the skeletel remains of a hiker belived lost on Mount Cook in the 1980s.
MSNBC has an excellent article on insurance options for climbers.
The Mountaineers are planning to teach climbers to evaluate whether it is safer to wait for help.
Austin is considering a $500 fine for hiker who jumped the fence on Mount Bonnell and had to be rescued by helicopter.
A judge has thrown out the lawsuit that Yosemite was responsible for a fatal rock slide. Below is the original September 14, 2005, post: Superclimb reports climbers fear a $20 million wrongful death suit against Yosemite will end the sport … Continue reading