Alpine Club

Type: Organization
Name: Alpine Club
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Notices – Sept. 19

In an effort to join the battle against childhood cancer, Taylor Santek, a fifth-grader at Fort Cherry Elementary Center, will host an Alex’s Lemonade Stand from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday outside Knuckleheads Pizza, 216 Dickson St., Midway.Dance With ... [Published Observer-Reporter - 5 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Chef Shuffle: Chef Ricky Penatzer is leaving The...

Chef Ricky Penatzer is leaving The Portland Hunt and Alpine Club for Daniel Boulud's DB Bistro in New York City. Penatzer has been hired as "a.m. saucier," handling all stocks, broths, and more, and says he's both excited about the... ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Volunteers celebrate 20th annual Eagle River Cleanup

EAGLE COUNTY — Over the last 20 years, the local creeks and rivers have seen a lot of trash wash up on their banks. Most of it, thanks to volunteers, has found its way to the local landfill.On Saturday, hundreds of volunteers gathered once again for the ... [Published Vail Daily - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Lady-like Victorian psyche: the story of Lucy Walker and the Eiger

150 years ago Lucy Walker became the first woman to summit the Eiger, the infamous 3,970m peak in the Bernese Alps. Today, alpine historian Clare Roche alongside other Alpine Club and Climbers' Club members are at Hotel Bellevue celebrating Lucy's historic ... [Published The British Mountaineering Council - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

The first ascent to Trishul peak in 1907

T.G. Longstaff and his team's trip to Garhwal turned out to be a landmark ventureOne hundred and five years ago, T.G. Longstaff, a doctor, soldier,mountaineer and a veteran of many exploratory missions to Tibet and the Himalaya - along with the great ... [Published Outlook Traveller - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Pictures from the past: September 3, 1963

A two-day search was launched along the banks of the Grand Union Canal as Linslade Police, water bailiffs and Leighton Angling Club official threw a net along a stretch of towpath.The LBO reported on September 3, 1963, that their search was for a man ... [Published Leighton Buzzard Today - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Explore The Top of Europe: Switzerland's Jungfrau Region

About Sonja HolversonTravel professional and Alpine Club member, Sonja “treks” around Switzerland in heels and boots!An expat living the Swiss life, Sonja is happy when she can write about Swiss travel tips, events, and culture. She is even happier when ... [Published 10Best.com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Search for missing Juneau woman expands to mine shafts

, 1:07 p.m.JUNEAU, Alaska — The search for a Juneau woman who vanished three months ago has gone underground. An expert on Juneau mine shafts says hiker Sharon Buis (biss) may have fallen into an old mine on the side of Mount Roberts. The Juneau Empire ... [Published HeraldNet - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Mountain fatality highlights danger

A leading Kiwi climber says the death of his friend shows themountains have no respect for experience.Christchurch mountaineer Jamie Vinton-Boot (30), one of thecountry's most gifted alpinists, was killed on theRemarkables on August 12 last year.A coroner's ... [Published Otago Daily Times - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Portland’s Central Provisions named one of 10 ‘Best New Restaurants in America’

Chef Chris Gould (center, with arms crossed) and cooks in the open kitchen at Central Provisions. Photo by Ted AxelrodChris Gould was sleeping when the text messages started coming in Tuesday morning, congratulating him on the news that his Portland restaurant, ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Listicles: Bon Appetit continues to love on...

Bon Appetit continues to love on Portland, . On Andrew and Briana Volk's hip downtown destination: "A loosely Nordic-themed bar, Portland Hunt & Alpine Club has delicious open-face sandwiches as well as a crush on Fernet Branca, an intensely bitter Italian ... [Published Yahoo! News - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

Mick Fowler to attempt another Himalayan first ascent

Paul Ramsden (left) and Mick Fowler on the summit of Kishtwar Kailash, October 2013.View 1 of 2British mountaineers Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden will set off in mid-September to attempt a first ascent of the north face of Hagshu (6,515m) in the East Kishtwar ... [Published The British Mountaineering Council - Aug 18 2014]

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...filled, but we hope to buy it and restore it," said Marjorie Macris, a Marin Baylands Advocates board member, who is also working on the project. "It doesn't look like much now, there are weeds and junk there, but it would tie together two pieces of the Corte Madera Ecological Reserve" The property is located along the Corte Madera bayfront, at the end of Industrial Way, behind the Cost Plus Plaza shopping center...
"I was impressed with Errol's navigation skills in that rugged country" Hallet recalled
The mountain is home to the foreboding ‘Mordwand' or "Murderous Wall’ on the North Face, and its history and aesthetic has inspired many first and fastest alpine challenges, from the young German Nazi’s who won the first ascent of the North WallWall in 1938, to Catherine Destivelle’s 17 hour solo in 1992 and Ueli Steck’s infamous free climbing speed attempts."
...fatalities in the Queenstown Lakes District; Jamie Vinton-Boot on the Remarkables last August, and Kingan on Mt Aspiring, just over a year later. "People accept that car crashes happen quite readily, and it doesn't stop them driving cars, but they think you should be able to stop accidents happening on the mountain. . . mistakes happen and the mountaineering community is accepting of that" Thurlow said

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Notices – Sept. 19 [Published Observer-Reporter - 5 hours ago]
Pat Littlejohn and Mick Fowler appointed Mounta... [Published Grough - 8 hours ago]
Chef Shuffle: Chef Ricky Penatzer is leaving Th... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - 18 hours ago]
Littlejohn and Fowler become BMC Patrons [Published The British Mountaineering Council - Sep 17 2014]
Fall 2014: Arrivals at BCs and Acclimatization ... [Published ExplorersWeb - Sep 15 2014]
Volunteers celebrate 20th annual Eagle River Cl... [Published Vail Daily - Sep 14 2014]
Potential Corte Madera Ecological Reserve prope... [Published Marin Independent Journal - Sep 13 2014]
Mini Mysteries: A plane amazing find [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 12 2014]
Lady-like Victorian psyche: the story of Lucy W... [Published The British Mountaineering Council - Sep 12 2014]
The first ascent to Trishul peak in 1907 [Published Outlook Traveller - Sep 11 2014]
McMurray man with Scheuermann’s Disease organiz... [Published Observer-Reporter - Sep 10 2014]
Eagle River Cleanup celebrates 20th year [Published Vail Daily - Sep 10 2014]
Pictures from the past: September 3, 1963 [Published Leighton Buzzard Today - Sep 08 2014]
Call of the mountain [Published Southland Times - Sep 08 2014]
Explore The Top of Europe: Switzerland's Jungfr... [Published 10Best.com - Aug 29 2014]
Search for missing Juneau woman expands to mine... [Published HeraldNet - Aug 25 2014]
Mount Baker’s south-side trails give more than ... [Published Seattle Times - Aug 22 2014]
Mountain fatality highlights danger [Published Otago Daily Times - Aug 20 2014]
Portland’s Central Provisions named one of 10 ‘... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 20 2014]
Dick Smith backs bold plan to recognise Queensl... [Published Melbourne Age - Aug 20 2014]
Listicles: Bon Appetit continues to love on... [Published Yahoo! News - Aug 19 2014]
Central Provisions in Portland named to Bon App... [Published Maine Today - Aug 19 2014]
Marin Voice: Building support for saving Corte ... [Published Marin Independent Journal - Aug 19 2014]
Mick Fowler to attempt another Himalayan first ... [Published The British Mountaineering Council - Aug 18 2014]
Ten of Mont Blanc's deadliest accidents [Published The Local France - Aug 18 2014]
Stunning mountain view for all [Published Taranaki Daily News - Aug 17 2014]
Mick Fowler will lead attempt on first ascent o... [Published Grough - Aug 17 2014]
Eagle River Cleanup returns Sept. 13 [Published Vail Daily - Aug 17 2014]
Preserve precious produce [Published The Portland Phoenix - Aug 15 2014]
Melchior Anderegg: Switzerland’s king of the gu... [Published The British Mountaineering Council - Aug 14 2014]
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Japan Creates New National Public Holiday to Gi... [Published Breitbart Feed - May 27 2014]
Japan is introducing a new holiday to the calendar: Mountain Day, a day for “opportunities to get familiar with mountains and appreciate blessings from mountains." It will be Japan's 16th holiday, the most of all G8 countries, though Japanese workers ...
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