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17 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

Parents sue company after son's avalanche death

The parents of a 26-year-old snowboarder who died after an Alaska avalanche have filed a federal lawsuit against a heli-skiing company, alleging it failed to assess the danger in the area.

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Related Topix: Telluride, CO

18 hrs ago | Joystiq

Far Cry 4 promotional contest could send you to Mt. Everest

If you're so excited for Far Cry 4 that you'd risk death by avalanche, blizzard or grumpy yeti just to play the open-world shooter a few weeks early, Ubisoft has launched a PR stunt that may be right up your alley.

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Related Topix: Ubisoft, Far Cry, Video Games, Far Cry 3

19 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Climber's sister takes his artwork to world

The sister of Denali Schmidt, who was killed with his mountaineer father in an avalanche on K2 last year, is fundraising to take her brother's art on a world tour.

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23 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Fendler's tale still resonates, 75 years later

Every several years, I do myself a favor, whether I think I need to do myself that favor or not.

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Related Topix: Stacyville, ME, Journalism

Yesterday | Gay Times

Do YOU fancy Bear Grylls?

Okay so he's not gliding through the amazon, punching angry jaguar's in the face and eating the insides of some animal we've never heard of.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Have some chocolate on picket line

The great ones always make it look easy - Willie Mays running down a seemingly uncatchable fly ball, Jerry Rice gliding through the defense for yet another touchdown, Bill Clinton shrugging off an avalanche of personal and political trouble while trying to negotiate Mideast peace.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, Family, Kids, Scranton, PA, Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education, Opinion

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Iol.co.za

'I was buried for 12 hours'

A labourer who was buried in sand and debris, and then nearly drowned in raw sewage, spoke on Monday from his hospital bed of his 12-hour nightmare.

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Sunday Herald

Tragedy on Everest becomes heroic tale

A ONE-man play which imagines what it would have been like had George Mallory survived his Everest climb is to be staged at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Examiner.com

The Saint Bernard was once a hospice dog but is now a giant companion

The gentle and quiet Saint Bernard may not have had an official name until 1880 but it is now one of the most popular giant dog breeds.

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Related Topix: Dogs, Pets, Switzerland, World News

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

British woman killed in avalanche in the Swiss Alps

The 40-year-old died alongside a Swiss man of 50, as they and four others were scaling the 11,000ft Pointes de Mourti mountain.

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Bellingham Herald

Climber near summit of Greece's Mount Olympus

The man was close to the 2,917-meter summit, when he slipped and dropped more than 200 meters into a ravine.

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Mirror.co.uk

Find Arthur Jones: Search to find missing granddad goes global...

'Selfie' messages of support to help find 73-year-old Arthur Jones have been posted to social media sites from Hong Kong, Sydney and Saudi Arabia.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

Bellingham Herald

Outdoors Washington

B y the numbers The inches of snowpack lost at Paradise in Mount Rainier National Park.

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Related Topix: Mount Rainier National Park, US National Parks

The News Tribune

Outdoors Newsletter

B y the numbers The inches of snowpack lost at Paradise in Mount Rainier National Park.

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Related Topix: Mount Rainier National Park, US National Parks

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Perisher and Thredbo's record-beating snow welcome despite risks

Three cold fronts in the space of a month mean that ski resorts have the best depth of snow this early in a season since 2002.

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Related Topix: Meteorology, Science

NEWS.com.au

Death on the mountain

WHEN two schoolmates excitedly strapped on their boards atop the Erksdale Spur on Victoria's highest peak, it would be the last ride the pair would share.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Science Daily

Catastrophic debris avalanches: A second volcanic hazard

Volcanic hazards aren't limited to eruptions. Debris avalanche landslides can also cause a great deal of damage and loss of life.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Landslide

Reuters

Andes avalanche kills U.S. climber, injures another

A U.S. climber is killed and his friend seriously injured in the Peruvian Andes during an avalanche.

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Boston.com

Andes Avalanche Kills U.S. Climber, Injures Another

A young mountain climber from the U.S. was killed on Monday and his friend seriously injured in an avalanche in the Peruvian Andes.

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ContactMusic.com

Bear Grylls appears in Planes 2: Fire and Rescue

The adventurer has lent his voice to the character of Avalanche, a smoke jumper, in the big Disney summer movie.

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Related Topix: Planes

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