Mountain Climbing Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Product News - Press Release: See free-climbing legend Tommy Caldwell live in Sheffield and LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | UKClimbing.com

    The BMC is teaming up with Penguin Live to bring you Tommy Caldwell, the man that demolished El Capitan's Dawn Wall and raced along Patagonia's Fitzroy Traverse with Alex Honnold. A badass rock climber, that's who.

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  2. Jumping to your death? Motivations of extreme sportsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Researchers have debunked the myth that extreme sportsmen and women are adrenalin junkies with a death wish, according to a new study. The research has been published in the latest edition of Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research and Practice by QUT Adjunct Professor Eric Brymer, who is currently based at Leeds Beckett University in the UK, and QUT Professor Robert Schweitzer.

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  3. Hong Kong couple to create coastal pollution map the hard wayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    Couple who'll walk, climb and swim around Hong Kong Island to create the city's first map of coastal pollution Scrambling and swimming, Paul Niel and Esther RA ling will make a complete circuit of the Hong Kong Island shore, taking water samples as they go to map water quality and biodiversity Curious lifeguards and fishermen watch as Paul Niel and Esther RA ling leap from rock to rock around the cliffs at Chung Hom Kok beach. They are "coasteering", and on their last reconnaissance mission before embarking on the "Round The Island - Hong Kong" expedition later this month.

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  4. Reaching ever higher, the arts capture a fundamental aspect of being...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | The Fresno Bee

    By the time Hamre and her musicians last Sunday at Shaghoian Hall reached the "Laudamus Te" section, the sixth of 27, in Bach's monumentally difficult piece, the 200 singers and instrumentalists on stage were still on their upward climb. But it was already clear to those in the audience that the summit was very much in reach.

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  5. Greenspot Time Trial Redlands Bicycle ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | The Press-Enterprise

    There was barely a fraction of a second between Serghei Tvetcov and Gavion Mannion. The two cyclists, who attacked a 7.1-mile time trial course to kick off the 33rd Redlands Bicycle Classic in 90-degree heat on Wednesday, led a group of 13 cyclists that finished under 15 minutes.

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  6. Redlands Bicycle Classic: Tvetcov edges Mannion in time trialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Team Jelly Belly/Maxxis rider Serghei Tvetcov finish first with a time of 14:40 during the Redlands Bicycle Classic individual men's time trial in Highland, Ca., Wednesday, May 3, 2017. The two cyclists, who attacked a 7.1-mile time trial course to kick off the 33rd Redlands Bicycle Classic in 90-degree heat on Wednesday, led a group of 13 cyclists that finished under 15 minutes.

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  7. Destination Guide: Yosemite National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | UKClimbing.com

    On the west coast of America, in central California lies Yosemite National Park. The King of climbing destinations.

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  8. Ueli Steck, famed Swiss mountain climber, dead after plunging 1,000 metres near Mount EverestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Ottawa Citizen

    ... death," Paumgarten wrote. "Steck's demise is a reminder, as though another one were ever necessary, that mountain climbing is an extremely perilous endeavor, and that even its strongest and most talented practitioners, experts by necessity in the ...

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  9. Ueli Steck, Famed Swiss Climber, Killed in Fall on Mount EverestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | News Max

    ... of death," said Paumgarten. "Steck's demise is a reminder, as though another one were ever necessary, that mountain climbing is an extremely perilous endeavor, and that even it's strongest and most talented practitioners, experts by necessity in the ...

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  10. Ueli Steck, famed Swiss mountain climber, dead after plunging 3,280 feet near Mount EverestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Denver Post

    ... death," Paumgarten wrote. "Steck's demise is a reminder, as though another one were ever necessary, that mountain climbing is an extremely perilous endeavor, and that even its strongest and most talented practitioners, experts by necessity in the ...

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  11. Ueli Steck, famed Swiss mountain climber, dead after plunging 3,280 feet near Mt. EverestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... death," Paumgarten wrote. "Steck's demise is a reminder, as though another one were ever necessary, that mountain climbing is an extremely perilous endeavor, and that even its strongest and most talented practitioners, experts by necessity in the ...

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  12. Gunma, Toyama mountain climbing accidents kill two; woman seriously hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | The Japan Times

    At least two people died and one Dutch woman was seriously injured while mountain climbing on Sunday in Gunma and Toyama prefectures on the second day of the Golden Week holiday period, which ends on May 7. According to the police, 73-year-old Yoshie Naganuma lost his balance when he climbed down a steep rocky slope along a chain and slipped about 150 meters on Mount Myogi in Gunma Prefecture at around 11:10 a.m. He was brought to a hospital by helicopter, but confirmed dead due to traumatic shock. The 1,204-meter-high mountain is famous for its unique shape created by multiple peaks and rocks.

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  13. Ueli Steck and a Fateful Return to EverestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | New Yorker

    ... alpinists' circle of death. Steck's demise is a reminder, as though another one were ever necessary, that mountain climbing is an extremely perilous endeavor, and that even

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  14. Famous Swiss climber killed near Mt. QomolangmaRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    Famous Swiss climber Ueli Steck, popularly known as "Swiss Machine," died on Sunday as he fell to the foot of Mount Nuptse, Nepalese officials and expedition organizing company said. It is the first death in this spring season in the Qomolangma region, according to officials of Nepal's Department of Tourism which gives permit for mountain climbing.

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  15. Novelist Claire Cameron dramatizes the debate that the last...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Canada.com

    ... fascinated me for a long time," she points out. She cites her time as an Outward Bound instructor, her mountain climbing, her stint as a whitewater rafting leader in Oregon. But with The Last Neanderthal, she sometimes worried that she was pushing ...

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  16. 'Achieving flow' can lead to powerful breakthroughs in your...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    ... lead to more flow. In our research, we found that action adventure sports: surfing, skiing, rock climbing, mountain climbing, are packed with these so-called flow triggers. About four books ago I was writing a book called "The Small Furry Prayer" ...

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  17. Rock on: Southern Utah grows as a climbing destinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | SFGate

    In this April 6, 2017 photo, Malynda Madsen climbs the Chuckwalla Wall in a section of the Red Cliffs Desert Reserve in St. George, Utah. In this April 6, 2017 photo, Malynda Madsen climbs the Chuckwalla Wall in a section of the Red Cliffs Desert Reserve in St. George, Utah.

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  18. Hall of Fame feat: Vern Tejas in 1988 was first to solo Denali in winter, and liveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Vern Tejas lands in Talkeetna March 15, 1988, after becoming the first person ever to climb Mount McKinley alone in winter and survive. Alone, in freezing temperatures aggravated by malicious winds that intermittently grounded him for days inside his dug-in shelters of snow and ice, Vern Tejas didn't spend much time considering his potential place in mountain-climbing history.

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  19. Fatal Fiordland fall: Climbing community devastated by double loss of two climbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    A leading New Zealand alpinist says the climbing community has been ''rocked to the core'' by the deaths of two friends. New Zealand Alpine Team members Conor Smith, 22, and Sarwan Chand, 27, died in a fall in the Darran Mountains in Fiordland National Park.

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  20. Petzl Sitta climbing harness is functional, lightweight, and comfortableRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Digital Trends

    Climbing equipment company Petzl introduces the Sitta climbing harness , a fully featured technical piece made with Wireframe technology. Although extremely lightweight and compact, this product is versatile enough to withstand the most rigorous alpine expeditions.

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