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UK climber found dead in Spain's Picos de Europa mountains

Barrie Cadd, 23, from Bideford in Devon, England went missing a week ago while on a trip in the Picos de Europa national park in northern Spain. His body has now been found.

Video: French 'Spider-Man' climbs world's highest steel tower

Alain Robert, otherwise known as the French "Spider-Man" has done it again. He has added yet another building to his record of climbing achievements, this time in China.

Austrian climber loses thumb on El Capitan

An Austrian rock climber in Yosemite National Park has hit a snag in his attempt to conquer El Capitan. That snag nearly cost him a digit.

Climber finds six bodies in French Alps

The bodies of six mountaineers were found in the French Alps, roped together in groups of three, by a British climber on Sunday morning.

Climber plunges 1,000 feet from mountain summit and survives

Glasgow - A climber that slipped and plunged 1,000 feet from a mountain summit in Scotland was discovered by a helicopter rescue crew standing and reading a map on a cliff that broke his fall.

Climber falls 1000ft off a mountain and just walks away

Fort William - It may sound like the kind of incident only a character from a Roadrunner cartoon could survive, but a climber in the Scottish highlands fell over 1,000 feet down a mountain and was then found by rescuers standing up and reading a map.

Hikers find body of climber who died 21 years ago

The body of a climber who went missing 21 years ago has been found on a glacier in Alberta. The body had been carried down the mountainside by melting snow and ice.

Paralyzed British Veteran Climbs El Capitan

El Capitan in Yosemite National Park is not an easy climb for anyone. Consider the job of climbing the 2,900 ft grainite monolith as a paralyzed athlete.

Third Climber In Just Weeks Scales The New York Times Building

For the third time in just weeks a man scaled the New York Times building to unfurl a banner of Usama bin Laden over the T in the Times portion of the signage.

Ill Timed Rock Thrown Kills Climber

47-year-old Pete Absolon was an experienced climber and the Rocky Mountain Regional Director of the National Outdoor Leadership School. He was climbing near Lander Wyoming last weekend when a rock thrown from a cliff above him struck and killed him.

World Record on Mt. Everest: Can You Hear Me Now?

A Mount Everest climber will place the first cell phone call from the top of Mount Everest, setting a world record when he does.

I Did Not Leave a Climber to Die on Everest, He Was beyond Saving

[i]IT was a little after midnight when David Sharp woke from a fitful sleep in Mount Everest's notorious Death Zone. This is the area above 26,000ft where the brain is disabled by lack of oxygen and the body begins to consume its own muscle tissue to s...
 

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Canyon site where tribute to Transylvania climber was erected this summer
Canyon site where tribute to Transylvania climber was erected this summer

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