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1865 and the Golden Age of Mountaineering 1865 and the Golden Age of Mountaineering

In case you like it, you could travel to Chamonix and view that before/after any climb:

http://www.chamonix.net/english/news/we ... taineering
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Mt. Adams hiker succumbs to cold winds

Over the weekend, a NYC hiker was dropped off by her husband in the morning around Randolf to climb Mt. Adams. She activated her rescue signal in the mid-afternoon but due to gales and -30F temperatures the rescuers were unable to find her until the following day between Mts. Madison and Adams.

http://www.wmur.com/news/rescuers-search-for-missing-hiker-near-mt-adams/31294362
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Cincinnati man falls from Chimney Top Rock

A Kroger marketing manager is reported to have not survived a fall from Chimney Top Rock in the Red River Gorge.

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2015/02/07/cincinnati-man-dies-after-fall-at-red-river-gorge/23066767/
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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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