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Ama Dablam Solo Record - Viseo Included

Jost Kobusch of Germany climbed Ama Dablam in record time and at a record young age.

http://gripped.com/routes/ama-dablam-so ... -included/
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Touching the Void thoughts from inside a crevasse on

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/expeditions/2014/06/17/climbing-mount-everest-risking-life-and-limb-for-science/
Ulyana Horodysky had the intention to collect data on particle deposition on Mt. Everest this spring but her expedition was diverted to Himlung Pk in Nepal due to the avalanche on Mt. E.

Himlung Pk, Nepal (7126m) is nearly on the Tibet/Nepal border between Annapurna II and Manaslu. Team member John All while collecting a snow sample( to be examined for soot) from an innocent looking flat area fell 70 feet into a crevasse ...
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Colorado woman sets new speed record on the Nose

Colorado Springs resident Jes Meiris rope soloed The Nose of El Cap in just over 27 hours!

http://www.rockandice.com/lates-news/je ... -by-4-days

Jes - my admiration for you knows no bounds. Well done. Glad to have you home safely with family and friends.
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Ski touring in China/ Mongolia

Does anyone have any information or experience in ski touring the Altai Mtns on the border of NW China and Mongolia? A small group of us are planning in the early spring to do a trek from Altay, China across the border to Ulgii, Mongolia.
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Everest Tragedy

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Public land access in jeopardy!

News from the Western Slope No Fee Coalition:

FEDERAL JUDGE ALLOWS PRIVATIZATION OF ALL RECREATION ON ALL NATIONAL FORESTS

Ruling says concessionaires are exempt from the requirements and restrictions in federal recreation fee law.

In a ruling handed down March 28, 2014, Judge Rudolph Contreras of the DC District Court wrote that Forest Service concessionaires are not subject to the restrictions on recreation fees that apply at agency-managed recreation sites.

The ruling essentially means that ...
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Zion BASE jump tragedy

It is reported perhaps by the American Alpine Club that Sean Leary did not survive a jump in Zion Park. He established speed records with Alex Honnold, climbed in Patagonia and on Baffin Island and was part of Sender Films. Condolences to his family.
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