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Mt. McKinley to officially change name back to Denali

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/poli ... /71426656/

Looks like Denali will be the official name for the highest mountain in North America once again.
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American Team Bags Two First Ascents in Pakistan

k6 West 7040 m and Changi Tower 6500 m -- Scott Bennet and Graham Zimmerman

http://www.climbing.com/news/american-t ... -pakistan/
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New mountaineering book

New mountaineering book -"Montañas singulares" in spanish- about off-the-beaten-track mountains in Europe, Africa and Middle East; a wide selection of the author's -Ricardo Hernani- favorite trekking and ascents in the region. 14 chapters that include Iceland, Bosnia, Armenia, Kosovo and Montenegro, Albania, Oman, Iran, Turkmenistan, Jordania, Marocco, Lesotho, Tanzania, Cape Vert and Cameroon. On saleat http://libros.com/comprar/montanas-singulares/
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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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