George Mallory

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Name: George Mallory
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

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.Highlands-based writer John Burns won the prose category of the Mountaineering Council of Scotland ... [Published Herald Scotland - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

The Mars Mission: Red Ink for the Red Planet

, three U.S. astronauts landed on the moon, fewer than 48 hours after Edward M. Kennedy splashed down at Chappaquiddick. The astronauts returned safe and sound. Kennedy's passenger didn't. It was a mind-altering weekend. No one had before imagined that ... [Published New American - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Spirit of adventure a risk taken for the joy of living

Many people would not know much about snowboarding. It’s a little like surfing, but on the snow. It became a Winter Olympics sport as recently as 1998.And possibly many others would have only a vague idea of where Mount Bogong is. (It’s in the alpine ... [Published Geelong Advertiser - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

High on a mountaintop

The lure of the mountains has been alive since the time of Moses, who went up Mount Sinai empty-handed and came down hefting the famed stone tablets.Men and women have climbed mountains ever since. Some seek spiritual communion. Others strive to conquer ... [Published Aberdeen American News - Jul 16 2014]
Entities: George Mallory
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

More than cojones

Pamplona, SpainBy “Have we vanquished an enemy? None but ourselves.”- George Mallory, mountaineer.“I think about my mother,” says bullrunner Deirdre Carney.“I don’t think a lot of men think about that. It might be a woman thing… Women think about the ... [Published Reuters - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Ben Fogle's country travels: walking in the Lake District

I climb to the top of Pillar Rock for a spectacular view of Ennerdale Water I packed my walking boots and headed north to the Lake District and the beautiful valley of Ennerdale. The most westerly lake in the county, Ennerdale Water is one of the region’s ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Century Cyclist Club members see the world via two wheels

Their bike frames are carbon and their pedals may be titanium.They’ve paid $7,000 for their bikes, $300 for their shoes and $500 for a Garmin GPS to mount on the handlebars. One guy even spent $200 on a pair of sunglasses.These are the macho cyclists ... [Published Sun Journal - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Germany cave rescue: Test of human limits

It has been literally inch by inch through the most difficult conditions, in Germany's deepest cave. The limits of human tolerance of heights and the tightest of confined spaces have been tested.On his journey from the bottom of a 1,148-metre (3,766ft) ... [Published BBC - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Today is Wednesday, June 18, the 169th day of 2014 with 196 to follow.The moon is waning. Morning stars are Neptune, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury and Saturn.Those born on this date are under the sign of Gemini. They include ... [Published UPI - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

History for June 18 - On-This-Day.com

History for June 18 - On-This-Day.com :International Sushi Day Birth anniversaries of Oscar-winning songwriter Sammy Cahn (1913-93), financial journalist Sylvia Porter (1913-91), explorer and mountaineer George Mallory (1886-1924)  Happy Birthday! ... [Published MuskegonPundit - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Why did caver Johann Westhauser descend into the Giant Thing? Because it's not there | Chris Howes

Injured caver Johann Westhauser is transported with ropes by rescue workers towards the surface of the Riesending system in Germany. Photograph: Bavarian Mountain Rescue/EPAJohann Westhauser was one of the team who discovered the Riesending cave system ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 16 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Deadly work

Why climb Mount Everest? George Mallory spoke for all mountaineers when he famously replied, “Because it’s there”, way back in 1923. “The struggle is the struggle of life itself, upward and forever upward”, he said on another occasion about the challenge ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 22 2014]

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Tragedy on Everest becomes heroic tale [Published Herald Scotland - Jul 22 2014]
The Mars Mission: Red Ink for the Red Planet [Published New American - Jul 21 2014]
Spirit of adventure a risk taken for the joy of... [Published Geelong Advertiser - Jul 17 2014]
High on a mountaintop [Published Aberdeen American News - Jul 16 2014]
More than cojones [Published Reuters - Jul 14 2014]
Ben Fogle's country travels: walking in the Lak... [Published Telegraph - Jul 13 2014]
Filipino is ready to take on world’s toughest f... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 03 2014]
Archduke Franz Ferdinand was my great grandfather [Published Mirror.co.uk - Jun 28 2014]
Century Cyclist Club members see the world via ... [Published Sun Journal - Jun 23 2014]
Germany cave rescue: Test of human limits [Published BBC - Jun 19 2014]
Snowdon via Y Lliwedd, Snowdonia [Published The Great Outdoors Magazine - Jun 18 2014]
UPI Almanac for Wednesday, June 18, 2014 [Published UPI - Jun 18 2014]
History for June 18 - On-This-Day.com [Published MuskegonPundit - Jun 18 2014]
Septuagenarian recalls lofty ambitions [Published Southland Times - Jun 17 2014]
Why did caver Johann Westhauser descend into th... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 16 2014]
Everest's Sherpas fear for livelihood after kil... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 26 2014]
Climbing Everest is the peak of hubris | Tanya ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 23 2014]
Expectant Parents Asked the Internet to Name Th... [Published WRIC TV - Apr 22 2014]
Deadly work [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 22 2014]
everest without ladders [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Mar 22 2014]
âAngelsâ to roll the dice for afflicted Conroe ... [Published Cleveland Advocate - Oct 16 2013]
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History for June 18 - On-This-Day.com :International Sushi Day Birth anniversaries of Oscar-winning songwriter Sammy Cahn (1913-93), financial journalist Sylvia Porter (1913-91), explorer and mountaineer George Mallory (1886-1924)  Happy Birthday! ...
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