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Friday Sep 12 | St. Cloud Times

Richmond man, 69, climbs Mount Kilimanjaro

Richmond man, 69, climbs Mount Kilimanjaro He did it as a tribute to his mother, and he's now looking for his next adventure Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/life/2014/09/12/richmond-man-climbs-mount-kilimanjaro/15532607/ Duane Steil, 69 of Richmond, climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in July. He reached the summit at Uhuru Peak, 19,341 feet above sea level, on the seventh day of hiking.

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Friday Sep 12 | CNET News.com

Curiosity rover to take up mountain climbing on Mars

After two years of exploration and driving, NASA's Curiosity rover has finally reached the base of Mount Sharp, a major goal of the mission. Imagine standing in a vast crater on Mars and looking up at a mountain the size of Mount Rainier.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Film Threat

the Mountains Will Wait for You

Frederick T. Schwoebel's new documentary is actually a long-overdue completion of a project that began two decades ago. The focus is on Grace Hudowalski, the first woman to climb the 46 High Peaks of New York's Adirondack Mountains and a co-founder of The Adirondack 46ers, a climbing organization whose members duplicated her remarkable athletic feat.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

KRCR

Really? 10 unexpected cruise activities

If you're one of the nearly 20 percent of Americans who have taken a cruise, you probably already know that these giant pleasure boats have Formula One simulators, herb gardens, skating rinks, Coach stores and stages featuring sketch comedy from Chicago-born Second City. Not since the old playground taunt "my dad's better than your dad" have we seen such gee-whiz, oh-wow one-upmanship.

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Denver Post

"Valley Uprising" tells Yosemite climbers' classical-versus-punk tale

Climber Lynn Hill surveys her options Yosemite's Half Dome in the 1970s in "Valley Uprising." Every film and interview over the last seven years has led Boulder's Sender Films to "Valley Uprising," its sweeping new documentary that tracks the 60-year evolution of culture-forging climbing on Yosemite National Park's granite walls.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

My Edmonds

Recommended Reads: Storms of Denali a gripping, realistic adventure

Reading this book, I found myself continually re-checking whether it's a novel, or a factual account.

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Newsday

R.A. Dickey: Mets shouldn't censor Matt Harvey's outspokenness

Because it's been a whole two weeks since Matt Harvey created some type of media stir, during that lull seemed like a good time to ask an expert about managing attention in the Flushing fishbowl.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Examiner.com

Kai Lightner: Phenomenal youth climber with mad skills

If you're in the climbing scene and haven't heard the name Kai Lightner , it is highly suggested that you look up this youth wunderkind.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Financial Mirror

Climbing is Looking up at the Nanjing 20 ...

The Nanjing 2014 Sports Lab has welcomed large, enthusiastic crowds of people every day since opening eight days ago alongside the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games .

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Highline Times

Seattle Parks celebrates Camp Long Mountain Fest on Sept. 14

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites you and your family to celebrate Camp Long Mountain Fest and the 75th anniversary of Schurman Rock from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

GlobalNews

Busy day for search and rescue crews at local hot-spots

As BC residents are enjoying these last days of summer, search and rescue crews from around the Lower Mainland and Squamish have been kept busy.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

National Review Online

August 21, 2014

I have had a lifelong fear of heights . But I take great pleasure in experiences of the same - and a new documentary about a mountain-climbing expedition up K2 genuinely fills the bill.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Los Gatos Weekly-Times

Silicon Valley 'peak bagger' leads pursuit of Sierra Nevada

Just before sunrise broke over Twin Lakes in the eastern Sierra Nevada last Friday, Bob Burd rounded up the 25 "peak baggers" in the parking lot.

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Utility Products

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Tool holder: Ergodyne has announced the expansion of their ArsenalA Tool Storage Collection with the new ArsenalA 5843 Tool Backpack.

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Nepalnews.com

Nepal names mountain after Everest chronicler Elizabeth Hawley

Nepal has named a small Himalayan peak near its border with Tibet after a respected chronicler of mountain climbing and opened it to foreign mountaineers for climbing, officials said on Tuesday.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

MobyGames

New Game: Tomb Raider: Mountaineer Skin

The Mountaineer Skin add-on for Tomb Raider adds a mountain climbing outfit for Lara, featuring a vest, grapples, and a harness.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Room 8

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You want to avoid using it if at all possible. These work pretty good though. They work pretty quick at this.

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