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Adam Helman, 1960-2015

Hi everyone:

I feel it important to pass along this information: Adam Helman perished on Friday, January 9th, at his home in San Diego, CA. He was 54. Although he had no presence here at SummitPost, he was a prolific climber, hiker, peakbagger, author, webmaster, and friend to many in many areas. He is best known for creating the County Highpointer's Website, http://www.cohp.org, but he also could claim high ...
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Austrian climber found dead in Spanish peaks Austrian climber found dead in Spanish peaks

That news shaked us just before New Year's Eve: http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news ... nish-peaks

Woman found frozen to death in Sierra Nevada: http://www.thinkspain.com/news-spain/25 ... rra-nevada

:cry:

Note that the mountain she was attempting is Veleta (not Pico del Veleta nor La Veleta) and the col's name is Collado de la Carihuela (not Colado de ...
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Mount Everest - Prices Slashed

"The cost of climbing Mount Everest on its Nepal side has been cut by more than half in a bid to tempt back visitors."

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-30650454
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Kilian Journet up and down Aconcagua in 12 hours 49 mins

http://www.explorersweb.com/offsite/?so ... ua&lang=en -- Kilian Journet breaks record of ascent and descent on Aconcagua in 12 hours and 49 minutes

http://www.climbing.com/news/kilian-jor ... ed-record/ -- In English
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Eric Bjornstad has passed on

Rock and Ice and Climbing have obits for the desert climber, Eric Bjornstad,(Mt Slesse and Squamish too) has passed on :(
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New book about 1996 Everest tragedy by one of the survivors. New book about 1996 Everest tragedy by one of the survivors.

Check out Lou Kasischke's new book, After the Wind (http://www.afterthewind.com). Lou was a survivor of the 1996 Everest Expedition (Rob Hall's group) and a consultant on the Everest movie that's coming out in 2015. Lou’s interpretation of what went wrong is quite different from Jon Krakauer’s account in Into Thin Air.

See the press release at http://www.afterthewind.com/news-release.htm
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