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Yosemite Rockfall: Massive Boulders Block Trail

A rockfall on March 31 at Yosemite National Park in California has blocked a hiking trail. About 16,000 tons of rocks fell from a cliff near the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, causing a cloud of smoke. The fall was reportedly a 500 foot …

Missing Nevada Family Found Alive

Two adults and four children were found alive on Tuesday nestled together inside Trinity Canyon located in the Seven Troughs Range. Thirty-four-year-old James Glanton, 25-year-old Christina MacIntee, the couple’s children (a 3-year-old and a 4-year-old), 10-year-old niece Shelby Fitzpatrick, and …

Norway Town: Winter Sun Makes First Appearance Thanks To Mirrors

Imagine living in a town settled in the shadows of mountains for half the year. In order to feel the sun on your face–which most of us take for granted–you must take a cable car up said mountains. That’s exactly …

Google Takes You Atop the Tallest Mountains in the World with Insane New Street View Imagery Google Takes You Atop the Tallest Mountains in the World with Insane New Street View Imagery

Google has taken its Google Maps team to some awesome places to capture some amazing street view imagery. Recent expeditions that come to mind include treks to the Arctic, the Grand Canyon, and under the sea. But this just might …

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.

Goat Man is Apparently Just a Hunter with Questionable Fashion Sense
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Goat Man quickly gained some Internet fame over the past 48 hours, sending imaginations into overdrive as a result. His rise to international fame began when photographer Coty Creighton spotted the guy during a hike through the Utah mountains. He …

Google Earth Adds New Mountain Features Google Earth Adds New Mountain Features
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Google said today it has added new features to its “Mountains” layer in Google Earth. To view the “Mountains” layer users can check the left layers panel in Google Earth. By clicking on a green icon users can view information …