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Climber kills partner

At Carderock in Maryland.

This also raises the interesting question of what a claw hammer was doing with someone's climbing gear.

A 31-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter after authorities said he killed his friend with a claw hammer during a dispute while climbing in the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historic Park.


According to the court documents, DiPaolo told police that Farrar tried to choke him at the base of the cliff, and ...
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Antartica: François Matter on Mount Vinson Antartica: François Matter on Mount Vinson

Antarctique : le Mulhousien François Matter au sommet du Mont Vinson :arrow: http://www.lalsace.fr/actualite/2014/01 ... ont-vinson (in French)
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9 chamois escape avalanche in French Alps

A herd of 9 chamois note the impending avalanche, 4 bust a move and a fifth decides to run for it too, 4 hunker down and are buried by the massive avalanche

http://www.grindtv.com/outdoor/outposts/post/mountain-goats-videotaped-fleeing-avalanche/
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Warren Harding on El Capitan this day 1958

The American Alpine Club commemorates Harding and the climb today: http://publications.americanalpineclub.org/articles/12195918400/El-Capitan#
Was this the only climb recognized by congress?
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Local coverage of my climbing!

Don't see climbing in the news much, unless its a tragedy. I have had a couple of recents bits hit. Kind of nice to help with the Kilimanjaro fundraising.

http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20 ... /131009949


http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=RJcB0IbsGK ... JcB0IbsGKY

Don't blame me for one obvious mis-captioned photo!,
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