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Category Archives: Highpoint News (world)
Climbers have discovered the skeletel remains of a hiker belived lost on Mount Cook in the 1980s.
Avalanches killed seven Czech tourists Saturday in Slovakia’s highest mountain range and a German man on a snowshoe tour a day earlier in Switzerland, officials said.
Two climbers and two skiers died in the French Alps on Sunday in a weekend with high avalanche risk, said rescue services. Two others were still missing.
Manslaughter charges have been brought against Out There Trekking of Britain in connection with the fatality six years ago of Michael Matthews on Everest.
Syria has announced plans for a $15 billion tourist development on its highest point — Mount Hermon/Jabal Sheikh (9,332 feet/2,814 metres).
Robin Kevan, 60, of Llanwrtyd Wells in Powys, reached Snowdon’s 3,560ft summit armed with bin liners and a litter stick because he feared it might have a similar problem to Ben Nevis, Scotland’s 4,406ft peak, where he recently collected six … Continue reading
The Independent reports 60-year-old Welshman Robin Kevan has earned the title of “Rob the Rubbish” for his untiring efforts to clean up Ben Nevis.
China Daily reports that the latest estimate of the Everest’s height by China’s State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping is 29,017 feet. That’s about 12 feet less than the previous figure of 29,029 feet.
Spiegel Online reports that Islamic Fundamentalist Camps are making climbing Elbrus hazardous.
Everest News reports Jerzy Michalski wants to be the oldest to climb Everest and the 7 summits at 75.
Asia1.com reports prospects for job at ImageNet had to climb Mount Fuji in order to get an interview with the fashion label. Two executives of ImageNet waited at a table at the top to interview those who made it to … Continue reading
Bloomberg reports the world’s largest tanzanite gem — rarer than diamonds — was discovered near Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro.
Everest Record Climber Wants to Spend 24 Hours on Summit and Also to Climb Everest and Lotse on Same Day
Everest Speed Record Holder Pemba Dorjee wants to spend 24 hours on the Everest summit and also to climb Lotse and Everest on the same day.
ABC.Net reports plans are afoot build a toilet on Mount Kosciuszko.
Iranmania reports Turkey will prosecure Iranian climbers after one of the party was killed on Mount Ararat.