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The app enables like-minded users to connect with each other and embark on any escape imaginable, be it mountain climbing in the Alps, whitewater rafting in the Rockies, exploring the uncharted wilderness of Patagonia, or just hiking through a local national park.
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More ropes to ease Mt Everest traffic jam
Nepalese climbing specialists will fix a second rope at the Hillary Step, a dangerous "death zone" bottleneck near the Mount Everest summit, to ease congestion on the world's highest mountain, a hiking group said on Thursday.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Mars Rover Opportunity Funding Ceases In 2015 Under NASA Budget Request
Opportunity rover's 1st mountain climbing goal is dead ahead in this up close view of Solander Point at Endeavour Crater.
Climber caught up in rescue issued citation
Nearly two hours before emergency workers arrived on Monday, a man says he rappelled down Shortoff Mountain to try to help the victim.
Walkers wearing trainers and shorts caught on camera trying to tackle snowy Mount Snowdon
This group of 'foolish' walkers were caught on camera as they tried to conquer snow-covered Mount Snowdon with just shorts, trainers and lightweight jackets to protect them from the elements.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Three French tourists die in Wadi Rum
Three French tourists fell to their deaths on Saturday while mountain climbing in Wadi Rum, according to the Civil Defence Department .
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Lake Cowichan Gazette
Boulders climbers dominate at SCBC competition
The Sport Climbing Association of British Columbia held a local Difficulty and Speed Competition at The Boulders Climbing Gym last Saturday and local athletes came away with medals and record times to show for their efforts.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Recalls this Week: Rescue Devices, Stacking Toys, and Other Product Recalls
Mammut is recalling Mountain climbing rescue devices sold nationwide and in Canada from June 2013 to January 2014.
US Consumer Product Safety Commission
Mammut Recalls Crevasse Rescue Devices Due to Risk of Injury
Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Uniquely New Hampshire: 'Kite Free or Die' festival
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Daredevil to jump off summit of Mount Everest
Wingsuit jumper Joby Ogwyn shows reporters his prototype wingsuit before taking a practice jump as he prepares to attempt the first wingsuit jump off the summit of Mount Everest For most adventurers reaching the summit of Mount Everest is the ultimate achievement, but for Joby Ogwyn it will be just the starting point.
Army introduces four new mountaineering, climbing kits
Soldiers at the Army Mountain Warfare School here are slated to receive new equipment designed to improve their performance and give them "Spiderman-like" abilities.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
New Canaan News-Review
New Canaan's Lucy Wilks will compete at the USA Climbing youth national championships this weekend in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
5 Financial Risks to Consider in Retirement
February 25, 2014 Most people don't know that 80 percent of mountain-climbing accidents don't occur on the way to the summit - they happen on the way down, says financial expert and extreme sports enthusiast David Rosell.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Stars and Stripes
Soldiers getting new mountain climbing gear from Army
U.S. soldiers with the 101st Airborne Division , climb to the top of a mountain during a patrol in Paktya province, Afghanistan, on Feb. 13, 2013.
Boulder climbers featured in Banff film fest
Local climber Emily Harrington appears in "Spice Girl," which shows in the lineup of films at the Banff Mountain Film Festival on Tuesday.
New Canaan Teen Is Headed to USA Climbing's Youth Bouldering Nationals
Lucy Wilks isn't afraid of heights. The 13-year-old New Canaan resident will be facing a test of strength, balance, flexibility, technique and problem solving when she heads to the USA Climbing's Youth Bouldering Nationals this week in Colorado Springs, CO.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Former sailor and climber has a taste for adventure
When Navy sailor Bill Gronau was 19, a massive wave swept him off the deck of a destroyer.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Canberra City News
The high Price of adventure
IN early April, 27-year-old John Price will set off from his family home in Ainslie for a remote corner of Nepal, where he and two New Zealanders will try to reach a 6900m-high peak that has never been climbed before.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
The Summit of all fears
Paul Delaney is aiming to reach seventh heaven by scaling Everest and completing the Seven Summits Challenge, writes Tanya Sweeney When pioneering explorer George Mallory was asked why he wanted to climb Mount Everest , he is believed to have replied with the three most famous words in mountaineering: "Because it's there."