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Bodies of climbers found in Himalayas were roped together: police

New Delhi - Seven climbers killed on India's second highest mountain last month were roped together when an avalanche struck, an official said Thursday.

Remains of missing Japanese hiker found on Matterhorn

Geneva - Bones discovered at the foot of the Matterhorn have been identified as the remains of a Japanese national who disappeared on the iconic mountain four years ago, Swiss police said Monday.

German hiker found in Alps 30 years after disappearance

Geneva - The remains of a German hiker who disappeared while climbing in the Swiss Alps 30 years ago has been found embedded in a glacier, police said Wednesday.

Swiss police confirm identity of couple found on glacier

Geneva - DNA tests have established that the remains found on a receding glacier last week in the Swiss Alps were of a couple that disappeared 75 years ago, police said Wednesday.

Friendship can't move mountain for Norway and Finland

Oslo - The Norwegian government has resisted public pressure to offer a mountain summit to neighbouring Finland as part of its independence centenary celebrations.

Bush fire threatens Rio mountain bike venue

Rio De Janeiro - The Olympic Games mountain bike competition will go ahead as planned, officials said on Tuesday, despite a nearby bushfire threatening the venue.

Ben Nevis is actually higher than realized

Fort William - Ben Nevis, which is Britain's highest mountain, is actually taller than previously thought thanks to some new measurements.

Japan: Probable eruption of volcano near restarted nuclear plant

Kagoshima - The Japanese Meteorological Agency said Saturday that Mount Sakurajima in Kagoshima Prefecture is showing signs of increased volcanic activity, and residents should be prepared to evacuate. The volcano is 31 miles from the restarted Sendai nuclear plant.

Human waste on Everest is becoming a major problem

Officials in Nepal have warned that human waste building up on Mount Everest is becoming a major problem that could begin to spread disease on top of the world's highest mountain.

Barley was key to people moving to Alpine regions

The cold-tolerant cereal crop barley allowed humans to live and farm higher than ever starting more than 3,000 years ago, according to new research.

Chinese terrifying 700 years old Chang Kong cliff hiking path

Consisting of wooden boards just wide enough for a single footstep, the vertical-cliff path was built more than 700 years ago, but now it's still a hit with daredevil tourists who navigate the mountains with a harness around their shoulders.

Video: Fragile Italian glass snowboard shreds mountain

The video shows the making of Signal Snowboard's glass Park Board from design stage to production and finally a demonstration of performance at the Abetone ski resort in Tuscany. The company spent a year making the snowboard with the help of a glassmaker.

Kar Tepe mountain, Turkey Special

Located within driving distance for Istanbul skiers, Kar Tepe mountain in Kocaeli, Turkey offers a five-star hotel, ski resort, evergreen forests, and charming cafes dotted along the road leading to the summit.

Bodies of US climbers found in Peru mountains

The bodies of two climbers, both from the US, have been found on Mount Palcaraju in Peru. Both were members of the pullharder.org climbers' collective.

Op-Ed: Benalmádena cableway — Sea views, mountain walks and eagles Special

When visiting the Costa del Sol in southern Spain, why not take a trip in a cable car to the top of a mountain, where you can enjoy mountain strolls, wonderful views and a visit to the eagles.

Hiker killed by mountain goat in US national park

Port Angeles - A 63-year-old man who was hiking in a US national park died of injuries he suffered when he was attacked by a mountain goat.

China renames mountain after movie 'Avatar'

A mountain in Zhang Jiajie, Hunan Province in China was recently renamed "Avatar Hallelujah Mountain" because the local government said it is the prototype of the floating mountain in the movie Avatar.

Lord of the Rings crater causes mud flow

The Lord of the Rings trilogy films were located near this middle Earth mountain which is 9,175 ft tall.

Bus skidded off a mountain road killing 9 people

This happened in north-central Morocco, killing nine people and injuring 45 others, hospital officials in Meknes.

Brokeback Mountain

Brokeback Mountain...reenacted with the Atari 2600 game Outlaw.

Arctic vault an ark for seeds

"t's known, ominously, as the Doomsday Vault. But it could be the world's safety net if a global catastrophe – extreme climate change, natural disaster, even nuclear war – ever destroys the planet's food sources. Far inside an Arctic mountain, th...

Chinese workers paint mountain green

Villagers in southwestern China are scratching their heads over the county government's decision to paint an entire barren mountainside green.

East Mountain Family Stuck In Muddy Mess

Melting snow turns dirt roads into rivers of mud.

Mountain Lion Attack Victim To Go Home On Valentine's Day

Man recovers from attack by mountain lion to go home to his wife of 50 years on Valentine's Day.

Mountain lion victim's condition worsens

UPDATE TO "Mountain Lion Attacks, Wife Fights Back to Save Husband's Life" post from 26 January.

Blue Mountain Lays Off 1,300 Workers due to Warm temperatures

Blue Mountain Lays Off 1,300 Workers As Warm Temperatures Continue To Melt Profits

Man survived 24 days on mountain by sipping barbecue sauce

A Japanese man survived an ordeal in which he was stranded for 24 days on a mountain by sipping barbecue sauce and water from a bottle.

Morgan Stanley on NY Times: Drop em

The New York Times took a body blow from another corner of Morgan Stanley yesterday when one of the firm's stock analysts urged investors to dump their shares of the newspaper giant.

15-Year-Old Teen Sets Everest Record

KATMANDU, Nepal – A 15-year-old Sherpa who lost five fingers to frostbite last year has become the youngest person to conquer Mount Everest, Nepalese officials said Thursday. The teenager, eighth-grade student Temba Tsheri, was one of more than 50 ..
 

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Chang Kong cliff hiking path on the edge of China’s Huashan Mountain
Chang Kong cliff hiking path on the edge of China’s Huashan Mountain
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Flowers growing along the streets of the 16th Street Mall  Denver  CO
Flowers growing along the streets of the 16th Street Mall, Denver, CO
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Art bench to wait for your bus on the 16th Street Mall, Denver, CO.
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Mountains in the distance as viewed from the 16th Street Mall, downtown Denver, CO.
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Newly refurbished gold dome of the Colorado Capitol Building.
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Sunrise from a near by hotel high near the 16th St Mall, Denver.
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Informative cow, downtown Denver, CO.
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Bromo Mountain East Java Indonesia is a beautiful place for a vacation.
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Clouds swirl above the highest peak in Ballina, Co. Mayo, Ireland. It takes about 3 hours to climb to the top.
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Artistic chess stations, downtown denver on the 16th Street Mall.
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A view of Pike's Peak from Garden of the Gods.
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Snow on the Serbia mountain Kopaonik
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