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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Mountains’

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 drop. Some of the boulders broke into pieces hitting nearby trees before tumbling into water. Other boulders have caused the …

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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 a 4-year-old nephew had been missing since Sunday night when the group left to enjoy sledding and playing in the …

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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 what the town of Stavanger, Norway has done for six months out of the year…until now. Thanks to giant mirrors …

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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 be the coolest Street View imagery yet. Starting today, you can check out some incredible Street View images from the …

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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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Goat Man is Apparently Just a Hunter with Questionable Fashion Sense

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 described his encounter as “creepy”, particularly since they were the only two human beings for miles around. If I saw …

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