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Remembering John Rosholt - 2011-05-19 by Jane Rosholt Watkins

Remembering John Rosholt There are not many people who die twice, as John Rosholt did but he died doing what he loved and lived out his dream.
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Joe Puryear Passes Away - 2010-10-28 by admin

Joe Puryear Passes Away Joe Puryear, aged 37 died on Wednesday doing what he loved. Joe was on an expedition in Tibet with his climbing partner David Gottlieb when the incident occurred.
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Kurt Albert is dead - International Mountain Summit Mourns the Climbing Legend - 2010-09-30 by admin

Kurt Albert is dead - International Mountain Summit Mourns the Climbing Legend The International Mountain Summit mourns the death of Kurt Albert, deceased on Tuesday, 28th of September, at 8.45 pm. Kurt Albert was a legendary climber and an important pioneer of free climbing. He is famous for having introduced the idea of redpoint into climbing.
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Riccardo Cassin 1909-2009 - 2009-08-21 by Tom unknown

One of the greatest names in 20th Century mountaineering sadly passed away on the 6th August at his Piani Resinelli home near Lecco in Northern Italy.
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Craig Luebben dies in climbing accident - 2009-08-11 by Rockclimbing.com

On August 9th Craig was climbing with Guillermo Benegas on Mount Torment in North Cascades National Park when suddenly a sheet of ice detached from the glacier, fatally injuring him.
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John Bachar Passes Away - 2009-07-16 by John Wilder

John Bachar Passes Away Stonemaster and Climbing Legend Passes on July 5th while climbing near his home in Mammoth.
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2nd Death this Summer in Tetons - 2008-08-14 by Jackie Skaggs

A Montanan Fatality
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Sir Edmund Hillary Dies at 88 - 2008-01-10 by Domu888

BBC reports that Sir Edmund Hilary has died at the age of 88.
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Bob Bates Passes - 2007-09-20 by admin

Robert H. Bates, teacher, author, mountaineer and first Peace Corps Director in Nepal, died on Thursday, September 13, in Exeter, New Hampshire. He was 96.
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Hugh Banner Passes On - 2007-04-23 by Gary unknown

Hugh Banner, founder of the HB Climbing company, has died.
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Bradford Washburn, the Man Who Measured Everest - 2007-01-13 by socialclimber

Bradford Washburn, founder of the Boston Museum of Science, avid mointaineer and photographer, has died at age 96.
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Howard Doyle dies at age 64 - 2006-12-20 by roninthorne

Early Seneca and Champe rocks, Nelson and Judy Gap developer and East Coast hardman and pioneer Dr. Howard Thomas Doyle Jr., Ph. D., passed away at his home in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Nov. 27, 2006. He was 64 years old.
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