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Mountain climbing arborist uses skills to rescue cats from trees
A North Bend arborist is using his climbing skills for a higher purpose rescuing cats stuck in trees! In addition to managing trees, Shaun Sears and Tom Otto operate "Canopy Cat Rescue."
MEC sheds mountain logo to rebrand for broader membership
No longer the "Gortex vortex" of outdoor retailing, Mountain Equipment Co-op has launched the first major rebranding since its founding to acknowledge that its customers are as likely to be engaging in yoga or paddle boarding as they are mountain climbing or whitewater kayaking.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
The Free Dictionary
Rock climbing is a sport in which participants climb up or across natural rock formations or artificial rock walls .
Sat Jun 15, 2013
The Japan Times
Miura oldest to climb Everest but some facts overlooked
Age is no barrier: Eighty-year-old Yuichiro Miura faces the summit of Mount Everest on his way to becoming the oldest person ever to climb the world's highest mountain.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Glover heads back to mountain
When I last wrote about Wally Glover, I was fairly certain his mountain climbing days were over.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Buffalo Grove native conquers Mount Everest
Stevenson High School graduate and Buffalo Grove native Dave Roskelley holds a laminated Stevenson High School sports logo sign which he left at the summit of Mount Everest.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Centennial Denali Climbers Depart Talkeetna
June 7, 2013 marks the hundred year anniversary of the first summit of Denali, known as Mt.
Largest paraclimbing competition in US history at Vail GoPro Games
Philippe Ribiere rubbed chalk on his gnarled hands and spread himself across tiny holds on the climbing wall.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
William Tweed: Mountain climbers left stamp on Tulare County
The twin summits remember perhaps the most famous of all mountaineering failures.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
This Is London
Death of a twin - I always thought how terrible... if it happened to us
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Thu Jun 06, 2013
Pakistani woman climber hopes to inspire with Everest fe...
ISLAMABAD: The first Pakistani woman to climb Mount Everest says she wants her achievement to stand as an inspiration to all the women of her troubled country that they can achieve their dreams.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Caution urged over reward for missing bushwalker
Police have issued a stern warning to anyone wanting to launch their own search for missing Canadian bushwalker Prabhdeep Srawn.
Baio Do Mexilhoeiro [Cascais Farol, Portugal]
Crag features Located on the coast of Cascais, Portugal, between the town and the sport climbing area of Farol Da Guia, about 30 minutes drive from Lisbon or an equally short train journey, and about 20 minutes walk from the train station in Cascais.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
Malaysian National News Agency
Seven Children Of Felda Settlers Return From Mt Everest Expedition
Seven children of Felda settlers who had participated in the Felda Everest 2013 project returned here tonight after having climbed the world's highest mountain on May 21 and 23.
Fri May 31, 2013
Book reviews: The Summits of Modern Man | The Attacking Ocean
A victory for civilised man over wild nature, a triumph of the individual will, Petrarch's ascent of Mont Ventoux in 1336 has often been regarded as the start of the Renaissance.
Angie Payne: More seasoned, still climbing strong
All this week, check back for our series of profiles on local athletes competing at the Go Pro Mountain Games this weekend.
Thu May 30, 2013
Keeping families on the go: Get Movin' program rewards kids for staying physically active
Over the past nine summers, more than 19,000 kids and adults have taken up the challenge to Get Movin'. Sydney Norton, 12, of Marysville, was one of them.
Wed May 29, 2013
People's Daily Online
Dream comes true on the "roof of the world"
Rising 8,848m above sea level, Mt. Qomolangma or Mount Everest, the world's highest summit, is the main peak of the Himalayas.
Ladder may be placed atop Mount Everest
For those who failed geology, Mount Everest, at 29,029 feet, is the highest elevation above sea level.
Tue May 28, 2013
Tragedy on El Cap
On the morning of May 19, Mason Robison and Marc Venery awoke to a bright, brisk spring day in Yosemite National Park.