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Article: Search abandoned for illegal French climbers
1 out of 5 stars The reference to illegal climbers is borrowed from the original artical, to see it, click "visit this link" under the title.

Article: Canadian Breaks Seven Summits Record
The origional article states Griffith actually holds the Guinness world record. I can only assume that Malli Mastan Babu's record was not accepted.

Article: Danish Climber Dies in Mt.Cook National Park
I regret to say she didn't make it.

Article: Photography of Tim Kemple
In issue 154 of R&I I notice they credited Boon Speed with your pic of Katie Brown. The same pic you have in this article.

Article: Japanese Climber Lucky To Be Alive
You are quite right. Perhaps they were the first to die on the mountain rather than in the park. I've removed that sentence in any case.

Article: Outdoor Retailer Winter Market '07 (Sunday Edition)
For more information on Totem cams, take a look at their website

Article: Petzl carabiner recall
Keep in mind, this recall is now four months old. It deals with AmD and the William model sold between from March to July 2006. The batch number engraved on the spine of the carabiner swill be between 06076 and 06178.

Article: Helicopter Rescue Possible On Everest Summit Soon
It appears the alpine wasp could be derived from a TGR Helicorp stable-mate, The Snark UAV

Article: Helicopter Rescue Possible On Everest Summit Soon
The Everest Rescue Trust admits the hardest part of setting up the whole operation will be mapping out a code of practice. They are adamant the chopper will not be used as a taxi service by lazy climbers or put porters jobs at risk (by using it for transporting gear up the mountain) how they go about this is still being determined.

Article: Life After Rhapsody For Dave MacLeod
Yes indeed. UKC glosses over it a bit, theres better reading in Daves blog. Some time towards the end of the year there will be a new Hotaches movie out, this ascent should be in it.

Article: Helicopter Rescue Possible On Everest Summit Soon
dig scot, There have been a number of reports over various media about this. Google "alpine wasp" for more.

Article: Hugh Banner Passes On
The illness appears to have been a brain tumour

Article: UPDATED - Reardon Feared Dead
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