Alpine Club

Type: Organization
Name: Alpine Club
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Himalaya Watch

For 85 years now, The Himalayan Journal has been the pre-eminent publication of record of the great range. The club itself, formed in 1928 and modelled after the Alpine Club, has endured and flourished under a careful unbroken stewardship that has enthused ... [Published Outlooktraveller.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Yet another tragic weekend in the region

: April has seen two very tragic weekends already Police are searching for the driver involved in a hit and run which killed a 28-year-old man in the Var on the weekend. It was just one of a number of tragedies that struck in the PACA region in recent ... [Published Riviera Times - Apr 14 2014]
Entities: Police, Autopsy, Alpine Club
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 2 reports

Alpine Club of Pakistan holds kids climbing competition

IslamabadTo encourage the healthy activities for students Alpine Club of Pakistan organised the sport climbing competition for kids at Pakistan Sports Complex, Islamabad here on Saturday.About 200 girls and boys from different schools of Islamabad; in ... [Published The News International - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Mountains of inspiration at the Keswick Mountain Festival 2014

With not long to go until Keswick Mountain Festival 2014 kicks off on the shores of Derwent Water we pick our highlights from this years line-up.Held on the 15 to 18 May, the Keswick Mountain Festival is renowned for offering a strong programme of outdoor ... [Published The British Mountaineering Council - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

The George Band Award

The award was established in 2010. Past recipients have included volunteers who have devoted their time and expertise to the work of the BMC on access and conservation, competition climbing, equipment, and finance.George Band Award recipients2011 – Neville ... [Published The British Mountaineering Council - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

“My Father, Frank: Unresting Spirit of Everest.” ExWeb

(Pete Poston) Son of noted Everester and climber/journalist extraordinaire Frank Smythe, Tony has filled in a gap in the mountaineering literature about Frank's career in the 1920-1930’s as perhaps the first climber to capture the non-mountaineering public's ... [Published ExplorersWeb - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

It's jealousy: Musa

He said this in apress statement on Friday.An official Nepali publication, listing thosewho climbed Mt Everest, left out Ibrahim, triggering a controversy fanned by areport ran by a private TV channel.Ibrahim's claim of being the firstBangladeshi to climb ... [Published Bdnews24.com - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

‘Musa Ibrahim didn’t even climb Mt. Langsisa’

Private TV channel Ekattor ran a report on Sunday, where Ibrahim’s teammate in the Langsisa journey, Shamsul Alam Babu, accused him of cheating to obtain the certificate that he had made it to the summit.On Saturday, the TV channel aired a report based ... [Published Bdnews24.com - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Kiwi alpinist is finalist for prestigious mountaineering award (Fuseworks)

New Zealand Alpine Club President John Cocks has today congratulated New Zealand Alpine Club (NZAC) member Graham Zimmerman for being selected as one of five finalists for the prestigious Piolets d’Or."This is a marvellous achievement and truly deserved. ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Pakistani siblings scale Indonesia’s highest peak

ISLAMABAD: Samina Baig and her brother Mirza Ali on Wednesday scaled Mount Carstensz Pyramid, the highest peak in Indonesia.“We are so thankful to have made it to the top today after six hours of hard climbing. It feels really great to be here,” said ... [Published DAWN Group - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Mountain climbing school offered

TUALATIN — A basic mountain climbing school will be offered by the Santiam Alpine Club, starting April 25. Classroom sessions will be from 6 to 9 p.m. April 25 and May 1 at Club Sports in Tualatin. Field sessions will be May 3 at Horsethief Butte in Washington ... [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

Andrew Volk is cultivating a whole new cocktail culture in Portland, Maine.

Portland, Maine is thirsty. Thirsty enough for Andrew Volk to open Portland Hunt + Alpine Club, a watering hole of idiosyncrasies with a 50+ drink long cocktail list, into which Volk's increasingly loyal clientele willingly and delightedly take the p ... [Published Star Chefs - Mar 12 2014]

Quotes

By the end of the 18th century, another traveller was writing that "Russia begins now to make a part of the Grand Tour, and not the least curious or useful part of it." The British tourist was also beginning to explore other parts of the rapidly growing Russian empire, travelling south via Moscow to Russia’s newly acquired...
"Bangladesh's MA Muhit, too, had climbed the peak on"
"The first ascent of the North East buttress of Mt Laurens was an excellent trip that I felt resonated with my personal values of what I would like to achieve in the mountains. In an area with many unknowns we made decisions that allowed us to stay safe and climb a big technical route following a beautiful line" he said
"Or if you are winching, you can dodo it in ankle-deep water . . . but you risk significant injury if you fall" said an anonymous wakeskating source. A national competition is potentially on the cards for later this year...

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Himalaya Watch [Published Outlooktraveller.com - Apr 15 2014]
Yet another tragic weekend in the region [Published Riviera Times - Apr 14 2014]
Alpine Club of Pakistan holds kids climbing com... [Published The News International - Apr 13 2014]
Going up: Future mountaineers test skills at wa... [Published The Express Tribune - Apr 13 2014]
Wild Russia and the age of adventure [Published Telegraph - Apr 12 2014]
Mountains of inspiration at the Keswick Mountai... [Published The British Mountaineering Council - Apr 10 2014]
The George Band Award [Published The British Mountaineering Council - Apr 09 2014]
“My Father, Frank: Unresting Spirit of Everest.... [Published ExplorersWeb - Apr 08 2014]
It's jealousy: Musa [Published Bdnews24.com - Apr 04 2014]
Khan Tengri challenge for adventurer Ed [Published Get Surrey - Mar 31 2014]
‘Musa Ibrahim didn’t even climb Mt. Langsisa’ [Published Bdnews24.com - Mar 30 2014]
Kiwi alpinist is finalist for prestigious mount... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Mar 25 2014]
Aiming high: Brother-sister duo conquer another... [Published The Express Tribune - Mar 20 2014]
Pakistani siblings scale Indonesia’s highest peak [Published DAWN Group - Mar 20 2014]
Announcing 2014 Coastal New England Rising Stars [Published Star Chefs - Mar 19 2014]
Coroner opens investigation into Carneddau deat... [Published Grough - Mar 17 2014]
Mountain climbing school offered [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - Mar 17 2014]
Bouldergaine event makes world debut [Published The Press NZ - Mar 14 2014]
International women's work [Published The British Mountaineering Council - Mar 13 2014]
Andrew Volk is cultivating a whole new cocktail... [Published Star Chefs - Mar 12 2014]
Polish climbers hit by avalanche on Nanga Parbat [Published DAWN Group - Mar 12 2014]
ACP holds rock-climbing competition [Published The News International - Mar 11 2014]
Press Conference by Simone Moro after Winter Na... [Published ExplorersWeb - Mar 10 2014]
Emlyn Jones [Published Telegraph - Feb 23 2014]
independent review of fatalities on Mt. Taranaki. [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Nov 03 2013]
Two New Zealand climbers missing on K2 are dead... [Published Taipei Times Online - Jul 30 2013]
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independent review of fatalities on Mt. Taranaki. [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Nov 03 2013]
New Zealand Alpine Club President, John Cocks has today announced the establishment of an independent review of the Club trip to Mt Taranaki, on which Hiroki Ogawa and Nicole Sutton tragically passed away. ...
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