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Fatality in the Alps - A Dutch climber

http://alpinist.com/doc/web15x/newswire ... ijn-seuren -- Martijn Seuren

On Wednesday morning, July 22, Martijn Seuren, an accomplished 32-year-old Dutch alpinist, died after a fall from a ridge on the Mont Blanc massif on the border of France and Italy.
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Base Jump Death

Ian Flanders.......very sad. Was actually filming for a documentary on the deaths related to base jumps/wing suits.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/20 ... /30555043/
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Two dead near Chamonix-Mont Blanc Two dead near Chamonix-Mont Blanc

http://www.chamonix.net/english/news/cl ... o%C3%BBter :cry:

In order to avoid accidents, the Company of Guides - Saint Gervais suspended the ascent of Mont Blanc via the Gouter Route...
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Lower 48 State Highpointing Speed Record Attempt

This ambitious couple are trying to set a new speed record for climbing all of the lower 48 state high points. They need to be under 23 days and change to do it. Currently climbing Whitney for #8 in about a week. Wow, lots of energy here! https://www.facebook.com/thegreat40eight
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Moose Riding!

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Former White House Chef Missing on New Mexico Trail

The report says he has been missing for a week near Taos, NM: http://www.cnn.com/2015/06/21/politics/ ... index.html
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