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2017 Expedition Grants available

Hey fellow climbers,

The Mazamas are accepting 2017 Expedition grant applications up until December 31st. If you want financial help for your next expedition send in your application soon.
See our website for more information

http://mazamas.org/index.php/resources/ ... on-grants/

Or email me for questions stevemarston902 at gmail.com
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RIP: Junko Tabei

She was the 36th person to reach the summit of Mt. Everest

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/ ... dies-at-77

(and the first female, if that's important to you).
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FYI: Good Article on Fred Becky

Fred Beckey Is Climbing's Living Encyclopedia
http://www.outsideonline.com/2122761/fr ... ey-profile

"If worst comes to worst, he'll even swallow his pride and go to a climbing gym." :)
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Hiker falls from Longs Peak

Hiker slips at icy narrows.
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Three Swiss Climbers Die on Monte Rosa Massif

A collapsed snow cornice sent three Swiss mountaineers plunging to their deaths on early Sunday morning as part of a roped team of eight climbing near Switzerland’s highest peak, authorities said

http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/mountaineer ... f/42404016
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3 Killed on Mont Maudit

Female British climber killed on Cursed Mountain: Mountaineer among three people swept to their death by avalanche in French Alps.
The group had been climbing Mont Maudit when there was an avalanche
A British woman and Slovak national were found dead in a gully last night
This morning rescuers then found the body of a German woman as well 
Avalanche made of 'large blocks of ice' is believed to have hit the group
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Granite Peak fall

I was just there with my 19 year old daughter and this guy is a climbing friend of hers from college.

http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-a ... 89e5a.html
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