573 Mount McKinley Summits in 2007

The Associated Press reports that 573 of the 1,218 mountaineers summited Mount McKinley in 2007. Five climbers died.
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50 For Tibet Program Climbs Granite Peak

The Billings Gazette on August 4, 2007 had an article on the 50 for Tibet program.
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Lawsuit Over No Bid Mount Magazine Contracts

Contractors are suing over the $32.6 million no bid contract to build Mount Magazine Lodge.
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Bicycle Race Up Mount Magazine

The Celebrity Classic Cycling State Race, a one-day criterion bicycle race, will change in style in May from a short 0.08-mile track to a stage race beginning at Ben Geren. Although the course hasn’t yet been mapped, planners are considering sending the racers up Arkansas 255, through Barling, onto Arkansas 22 to Paris, Mount Magazine and on to Russellville where another race is planned later, Moody said.
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Landslide Obliterates Mount Hood Loop Trail

Trail Damage: Mt. Hood loop trail may be cut for good Seattle Post Intelligencer – Jul 18, 2007 PORTLAND – A huge landslide has severed a trail used by thousands of hikers to circle Oregon’s Mount Hood, and US Forest Service officials don’t know

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Searchers Seek Lost Victims on Mount Hood

Oregon searchers try again to find climbers’ bodies on Mount Hood Houston Chronicle, United States – Jul 10, 2007 Seven months after three climbers died during a storm on Oregon’s Mount Hood, rescue workers are making plans to search for the bodies of two of them.


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Boulder Pins Woman on Mount Hood

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.

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150th Anniversary of First Mount Hood Climb

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 Bill Painter in Record Rainier Summit

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

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Bears No Longer Relocated to Mount Rogers

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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Pennsylvania Legislator Urges Renaming Negro Mountain

Clout | Youngblood’s assault on Negro Mountain Philadelphia Daily News, PA – Jul 13, 2007


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Kenton Merc Sold

‘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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2007 Off Road Bike Assault on Mount Mitchell

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

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Who Owns What at High Point?

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

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Mount Washington 2007 Bike Race Cancelled

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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