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Climbers rescued after falling 700 feet on Mount Hood, authorities say – OregonLive

Two climbers were rescued on Mount Hood after falling several hundred feet Sunday, authorities say. The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office said Michelle Malik, a 33-year-old Forest Grove resident, was brought down the mountain and taken to a hospital. Her husband, 30-year-old Travis Malik, made it down the mountain under his own power. Neither suffered life-threatening […]

Spirit Express climbing quickdraw – Planetmountain

Spirit Express climbing quickdraw The SPIRIT EXPRESS quickdraw offers better clipping for sport climbing. Weighing less than 100 g, it is versatile and moves easily from the crag to long sport routes. It has a straight-gate SPIRIT carabiner on top and a bent-gate version on bottom. The top carabiner, equipped with the Keylock system and […]

‘The next level’: High Altitude Fitness breaks ground on Truckee climbing gym – Tahoe Daily Tribune

Jason Burd, High Altitude Fitness’s owner, said he is particularly excited about the facility’s size — 26,000 square feet — because he hopes the gym functions similar to a community center.Submitted illustration High Altitude Fitness broke ground this week on a climbing gym and comprehensive exercise facility on Donner Pass Road, across from Truckee High […]

90-year-old Scottish woman climbs stairs for charity – CBS News

90-year-old Scottish woman climbs stairs for charity – CBS News Live Watch CBSN Live In Scotland, an elderly woman set out to raise money for charity during the COVID-19 lockdown. And she did it by climbing a mountain, one stair at a time. Roxana Saberi shares her story. View CBS News In

Margaret Payne completes Suilven stair climb challenge – BBC News

A 90-year-old woman has completed a two-month-long fundraising challenge. Margaret Payne has climbed the equivalent of Highland mountain Suilven – 731m (2,398ft) – with trips upstairs at her Sutherland home. Her challenge started on 12 April and took almost 300 trips to complete. She has raised more than £347,000 for the NHS, Highland Hospice and […]