All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘climbing’

Mount Everest Climbing Season Ends Early for Sherpas

On the heels of the deadliest day ever recorded on Mount Everest, Nepalese Sherpas are cutting the climbing season short, after 16 guides were killed during an avalanche on April 18th. Thirteen bodies have been recovered, while another three remain entombed in ice. More building-sized blocks of ice fell this week while the area was devoid of climbers, forcing the …

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Tower Climber Falls, Dies in Seattle

A man climbing a power tower in Seattle has died, but not for lack of climbing ability. According to an Associated Press report, the man was climbing a 200-foot power tower when he touched a high-voltage power line and was electrocuted, falling to a platform that was around 150 feet off the ground. The incident occurred around 12:30 am PDT …

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Here’s What It Looks Like When You Fall Down a Mountain

This terrifying first-person look at a climbing mishap is your nope, nope, and triple nope of the day. Amazingly, the climber is moving at the end of this 100-ft.+ fall.

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