Alpine Club

Type: Organization
Name: Alpine Club
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

First-ever Pak team of mountaineers scale K-2 summit

A six-member team from Pakistan today became the first group from the country to successfully scale K-2, the second highest peak in the world, located in the northern Himalayan region."Yes, it is true that Pakistani team has conquered the second highest ... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Climber's feat stuns colleagues

Reclusive mountaineer adds first solo climb of ice-covered peak to impressive list of alpine achievements. Guy McKinnon.New Zealand's climbing community is in awe of the first solo ascent of a difficult South Island peak in Mt Aspiring National Par ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Beers, Guns & Lobster Rolls

Portland has Maine's rough edges and its own urban ambition.Discerning road-trippers would do well to set course for that other Portland—you know, the one in Maine. Besides boasting America’s best lobster rolls, the Pine Tree State is the birthplace of ... [Published Maxim Online - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Alpine Club members establish new route in Peru

With the assistance of a grant from the Alpine Club Climbing Fund, members Tito Arosio and Saro Costa, with Luca Vallata, made the first ascent of the west face of Monte Quesillo in Peru's Cordillera Huayhuash.The three young Italians found that the southern ... [Published The British Mountaineering Council - Jul 18 2014]
Entities: Alpine Club, Peru, Donkey
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Injured climber in good hands

A haunting deja vu struck a Kiwi adventurer and amputee during a climber's fall on Mt Ruapehu this week.William Pike, who lost a leg in an eruption on Mt Ruapehu in 2007, was back on the mountain on Thursday when two people had to be rescued from the ... [Published Taranaki Daily News - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Cruisin' 4 Critters

MANCHESTER —Calling all motorcycle riders! Don’t miss the annual Cruisin’ 4 Critters motorcycle ride in support of the Friends of the Manchester Animal Shelter on Sat., August 2. The event features a pig roast, raffles, and more. Back and better than ... [Published Carriage Towne News - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 3 reports

ADF soldier falls 40m to his death in NZ crevasse

An Australian soldier on a survival training exercise has died after falling down a deep crevasse on on Aoraki Mount Cook, New Zealand's tallest mountain.Emergency services were told of the incident at 12.18pm today and the Alpine Rescue Team from Mount ... [Published Canberra Times - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

Instructor fell to death on Aoraki/Mt Cook

The area was reasonably dangerous, although plenty of people did pass through or around it."It wasn't unreasonable to be going in there," he said."Some of the crevasses were open. We have had a lot of snow and wind up there recently so some of the crevasses ... [Published Nelson Mail - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 3 reports

Aussie 'soldier' dies on Mt Cook

An Australian soldier on a survival training exercise has died after falling down a deep crevasse on on Aoraki Mount Cook, New Zealand's tallest mountain.Emergency services were told of the incident at 12.18pm today and the Alpine Rescue Team from Mount ... [Published Brisbane Times - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

Hut hit by slip on Aoraki-Mt Cook

Updated less than a minute agoA big slip on Aoraki-Mount Cook in the South Island has engulfed a climbers' hut causing serious damage to the building.Aerial view of summit of Aoraki/Mt CookPhoto: PHOTO NZNew Zealand Alpine Club general manager Sam Newton ... [Published Radio New Zealand - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Japan increases public holidays

JAPAN has established Mountain Day as its new public holiday, taking the annual total to 16 as the government looks for ways to keep a famously hardworking people out of the office.Legislation to create the new holiday on Aug 11 was enacted after passing ... [Published thestar.com.my - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Pakistani climbers make history again

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's favourite daughter Samina Baig, who made history by climbing down world's highest mountain Mount Everest last year, has added another feather to her already decorated cap.Baig and her fellow climber Mirza Ali, on 28th of last month, ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Jul 04 2014]

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Goad, Maxine S. [Published Santa Fe New Mexican - 8 hours ago]
The dark side of adventure tourism [Published Sunday Star-Times - 11 hours ago]
The dark side of adventure tourism [Published Taranaki Daily News - 12 hours ago]
Doc to fund work on hut [Published Otago Daily Times - Jul 29 2014]
Pak woman climbs 7th highest peak [Published The Gulf Today - Jul 28 2014]
First-ever Pak team of mountaineers scale K-2 s... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 26 2014]
The spiritual side of extreme sports [Published Squamish Chief - Jul 24 2014]
Board appointed for new era for Te Urewera [Published Beehive.govt.nz - Jul 24 2014]
'Miscommunication' leads to search operation [Published Otago Daily Times - Jul 22 2014]
Climber's feat stuns colleagues [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 21 2014]
Beers, Guns & Lobster Rolls [Published Maxim Online - Jul 21 2014]
Alpine Club members establish new route in Peru [Published The British Mountaineering Council - Jul 18 2014]
Injured climber in good hands [Published Taranaki Daily News - Jul 18 2014]
Cruisin' 4 Critters [Published Carriage Towne News - Jul 17 2014]
Instructor fell to death on Aoraki/Mt Cook [Published stuff.co.nz - Jul 17 2014]
Instructor fell to death on Aoraki/Mt Cook [Published Nelson Mail - Jul 17 2014]
Commandos worked in vain on Aoraki Mt Cook [Published Timaru Herald - Jul 16 2014]
Australian soldier dies during training activit... [Published Canberra Times - Jul 16 2014]
Soldier killed in crevasse fall on Aoraki/Mt Cook [Published Waikato Times - Jul 16 2014]
ADF soldier falls 40m to his death in NZ crevasse [Published Canberra Times - Jul 16 2014]
Aussie 'soldier' dies on Mt Cook [Published Brisbane Times - Jul 16 2014]
Australian 'soldier' dies during training on Ne... [Published Canberra Times - Jul 16 2014]
'Australian soldier' dies during training on Ne... [Published WA Today - Jul 16 2014]
Hut hit by slip on Aoraki-Mt Cook [Published Radio New Zealand - Jul 16 2014]
Avalanche 'very big' [Published Waikato Times - Jul 16 2014]
Avalanche hits Mt Cook hut [Published Manawatu Standard - Jul 16 2014]
Avalanche hits Mt Cook hut [Published Dominion Post - Jul 16 2014]
Mitchell D. "Mitch" McMillan [Published Greene County Messenger - Jul 15 2014]
Japan increases public holidays [Published thestar.com.my - Jul 12 2014]
Turuturu Mokai's makeover on target [Published Taranaki Daily News - Jul 10 2014]
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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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