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Hill Walking

Full-time member of staff required

UKH News (press release)UKH News (press release) - Jan 17, 2018
The Climbers Shop Sales Team need a new member. We are now recruiting for a full-time shop floor member of staff. We are looking for an individual who along with a real passion for the outdoors has great customer service skills. Although previous ...  


Trekking to discover sacred Japan

The Straits TimesThe Straits Times - Jan 6, 2018
Be prepared for inclement weather. A good raincoat, a hat and a pair of well broken-in walking shoes or boots are essential for a successful trek. Take along a water bottle. • Try to stay at least one night in a temple lodging, where one can experience ...  


My Republica
Republica - Jan 15, 2018

www.myrepublica.com is one of the most comprehensive and up-to-date news portal of nepal in nepali language.  


Kayaking rivalry ends with steroid-spiked drink

New York PostNew York Post - Jan 9, 2018
TOKYO — A Japanese kayaker has been banned from competition for eight years for spiking the drink of a rival so that he would fail a doping test. Yasuhiro Suzuki drugged his key rival at last year's national championships in September. Suzuki spiked ...  


DOC plans Swiss Alps mountaineering trip for women
The Dartmouth - Jan 11, 2018

An upcoming Dartmouth Outing Club trip to the Swiss Alps will try to address gender discrepancies in the high-level outdoors. The trip, the first of its kind, will teach glacier travel and mountaineering skills to women, while focusing on risk ...  

Ice Climbing

Beyond the Springs: Sesame Street party and ice climbing
Colorado Springs Gazette - Jan 18, 2018

Beyond the Springs: Sesame Street party and ice climbing. By: Carlotta Olson. January 18, 2018 Updated: Jan 18,2018. 0 0. photo -. View Gallery Log in to comment. Join Elmo, Big Bird, Cookie Monster and the rest of the Sesame Street friends at this ...  

Rock Climbing

Notre Dame completes student center/ rock climbing wall projects

WNDU-TVWNDU-TV - Jan 15, 2018
The Duncan Center will complement—not replace—the LaFortune Student Center near the heart of campus.  

Indoor Climbing

A new indoor climbing centre has opened in Cambridge

Cambridge NewsCambridge News - Jan 13, 2018
A new indoor climbing centre has opened in Cambridge. Rainbow Rocket was set up by Cambridge graduate and climber Jeremy Leong, who wanted to provide a dedicated centre for the local climbing community. Share. By. Katherine Cowles. 17:40, 13 JAN 2018 ...  


Winterfest at Pennsylvania park offers tubing, showshoeing and more

Elmira Star-GazetteElmira Star-Gazette - Jan 17, 2018
Winterfest 2018 will offer free family-friendly events from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Hills Creek State Park (111 Spillway Road, 7 miles from Wellsboro). With the right snow and ice conditions, there will be tubing, tobogganing, sledding and ...  


'Lava tube skylights' on the moon call to caving astronauts

CNETCNET - Jan 12, 2018
These may be lava tube skylights. NASA LRO LROC. Future astronauts on the moon might need to hone their spelunking skills before they visit. A new study from the SETI Institute and the Mars Institute looks at a series of pits seen by NASA's Lunar ...  


Crews rescue man hurt while paragliding in Torrey Pines

The San Diego Union-TribuneThe San Diego Union-Tribune - Jan 16, 2018
San Diego firefighters and lifeguards were working to rescue a paraglider who reportedly crashed into a cliff along the beach near the San Diego Gliderport.  

Hang Gliding

Ollie Chitty wins world-record task at Forbes

Cross Country magazineCross Country magazine - Jan 5, 2018
Ollie Chitty flew and won the longest free-flight competition task ever declared, on 2 January 2018. Ollie was one of 16 pilots to make goal on a massive 388.8km task during the Forbes Flatlands 2018 hang gliding comp. He was flying a Moyes RX 5 Pro ...  


Gov't eyeing prepayments, additional capital for GSIS to fund ...

Inquirer.netInquirer.net - Jan 10, 2018
The government may have to infuse more capital into the state-run pension fund Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) once it includes uniformed personnel in its coverage, Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno said. “I think you cannot avoid infusing ...  

Kite Flying

Charkha, kite-flying, innovation, all in a day

The TribuneThe Tribune - Jan 17, 2018
PM Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu look on as the latter's wife Sara flies a kite in Ahmedabad on Wednesday. PTI. Manas Dasgupta. Ahmedabad, January 17. Raising the friendship between India and Israel to a new level, Prime ...  


British Skateboarding Expert led Chinese Youths to Victory and Faith

CBN NewsCBN News - Jan 9, 2018
While Tyson was young, his only desire was to learn how to improve his skateboarding skills. "I wanted to get better," he recalled. "Even though I was in school, I couldn't concentrate on the studies. My mind was full of skateboarding. I felt the sense ...  

Street Luge

Former local looking to set street luge speed record

Cochrane EagleCochrane Eagle - Aug 31, 2017
Former Cochranite Ross Baradoy is making his attempt to break into the Guinness Book of World Records. Baradoy is looking to break the street luge speed record of 164 km/hr, which was set by American Mike McIntyre in 2016. Baradoy will attend the L ...  


US Air Force Academy earns multiple wins at collegiate parachuting ...

KRDOKRDO - Jan 8, 2018
The U.S. Air Force Academy's Wings of Blue skydiving team might not be the underdogs at a skydiving competition, but they handily won several gold medals last week at the 2017 U.S. Parachute...  


Fancy abseiling off one of Dorset's most iconic monuments?

Dorset EchoDorset Echo - Jan 19, 2018
THRILLSEEKERS are being offered the chance to abseil down one of West Dorset's most iconic monuments. The Royal British Legion has launched the challenge, set to take place at the Hardy Monument with permission of the National Trust. The event takes ...  

Base Jumping

Saving BASE Jumping's Most Famous Party

Outside MagazineOutside Magazine - Dec 21, 2017
(It is now the third.) Since shortly after it was built, West Virginians have commemorated the day each October by shutting down the heavily trafficked bridge for six hours and letting BASE jumpers like the Moesers loose. The annual closure has come to ...  

Bungee Jumping

Scotland makes UK's top extreme sport bucket list

The Sunday PostThe Sunday Post - Jan 13, 2018
... angry loch with white water tubing, white water rafting, gorge walking and more across Scotland's River Tummel. And Highland Fling Bungee allow daredevils to take a plunge into the dark with Black Out Bungee Jumping in iconic locations across ...  

Inline Skating

From inline skating to Olympian, Erin Jackson surprises even herself at US speedskating trials

Salt Lake TribuneSalt Lake Tribune - Jan 6, 2018
Erin Jackson competes in the women's 500 meters during the U.S. Olympic long track speedskating trials, Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/John Locher). 0 · By The Associated Press. · January 06, 2018. Milwaukee • Erin Jackson surprised ...  

Roller Skating

Roller skating is still good, clean retro fun

The Detroit NewsThe Detroit News - Jan 18, 2018
In the 1990s when Julie Beskangy was 13, her mom would drive her from Madison Heights to Skate World of Troy to go roller skating. There, she met fellow skater Alf Beskangy. They dated on and off, married last year, and they still skate together Sunday ...  

Roller Derby

Roller derby skates into Madison

WMTVWMTV - Jan 14, 2018
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) -- The Mad Rollin' Dolls proudly kicked-off season 14 on Saturday at the Alliant Energy Center. The theme for Saturday's event was Derby Homecoming. Special shout-outs and events were held in honor of roller derby alum. Skaters at ...  


State College Man Soars into World Gliding Championships

State College NewsState College News - Jan 16, 2018
Mike Robison, of State College, will make his third appearance in the FAI World Gliding Championships scheduled for July and August in the Czech Republic. Robison's interest in sailplanes began in elementary school, when a member of the State College ...  

Sky Diving

Florida On a Tankful: Sky diving while still on the ground
Central Florida News 13 - Jan 11, 2018

The indoor sky-diving location was the company's first, but now it can be found at more than 60 locations worldwide. This spot still boasts some of the most talented instructors, who can make this an experience anyone and everyone can enjoy. "Anyone ...  

Mountain Biking

Mountain Law: Bill seeks to open wilderness to mountain biking (column)
Summit Daily News - Jan 10, 2018

The Wilderness Act of 1964 prohibits any form of "mechanical transport" in designated wilderness areas. It has long been debated whether mountain biking—a form of transport that did not exist at the time of the Act—is precluded by this language or ...  

Adventure Racing

Top names tackling Red Bull event

Otago Daily TimesOtago Daily Times - Jan 19, 2018
Former All Black skipper McCaw will be taking part in the race for the first time, partnering up with world adventure racing champion Bob McLachlan. The two had spent much of the week on the Hawea River, working on their kayaking skills before today's ...  


Motorcycles are supposed to get a free ride in the I-66 toll lanes, but some are being tolled anyway.

Washington PostWashington Post - Jan 11, 2018
You heard the deal on the new I-66 Express Lanes: Motorcycles and vehicles carrying two or more people can use the lanes free. Except since tolling began last month, some motorcycles have been tolled. The laser scanner that determines vehicle size has ...  

Tractor Pull

Pennsylvania Farm show tractor pull winners

Farm and DairyFarm and Dairy - Jan 18, 2018
The antique tractor pull at the 2018 Pennsylvania Farm Show was held Jan. 10.  


Police: paintball hits lead to charges for three men | Local News ...

Lynchburg News and AdvanceLynchburg News and Advance - Jan 13, 2018
Lynchburg police arrested three men and charged them with throwing things at vehicles as the result of investigations into cars, billboards and buildings being hit by paintballs in the past.  


Springfield Armory Airsoft Guns! Air Venturi has License to Reproduce their Replicas
The Fire Arm Blog (press release) (blog) - Jan 10, 2018

Air Venturi, a significant manufacturer of airsoft guns, has officially received approval and license to produce Springfield Armory reproductions. Beginning in 2018, you will have the opportunity to purchase and train with the historic M1A, 1911, XD ...  


Montgomery to host Ultimate Frisbee championship

Chicago TribuneChicago Tribune - Jan 9, 2018
"This is not just Frisbee, but Ultimate Frisbee which involves teams and is an amateur sport sanctioned by the USOC the same as ice skating or anything else," Carlson said. "We're looking at a couple thousand players and their families being here and ...  

Frisbee Golf

On target — Disc golf comes to Richfield

Richfield ReaperRichfield Reaper - Jan 3, 2018
Ogden said the Frisbee golf structures are an enhancement to the city's infrastructure that adds something fun and active to the community, while not hitting the budget very hard. Frisbee golf, or disc golf as it's called in many places, is played in a ...  

Air Racing

National Championship Air Races Have No Intentions of Leaving Reno

KTVNKTVN - Dec 15, 2017
There's been progress regarding the future of the Reno Air Races. The Reno Air Racing Association and the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority were at odds recently because of a misunderstanding over the air races' future. But they've worked out their issues ...  

Private Flying

This Week in Concord History

The Concord InsiderThe Concord Insider - Jan 16, 2018
A private flying school under contract with the government had turned out more than 650 pilots for the War Training Service. Jan 17, 1726: Massachusetts grants permission to settle the area that will become Concord. A supervising committee screens ...  


North Dakota aerobatics coach makes US team

AOPA PilotAOPA Pilot - Dec 21, 2017
Lents told AOPA that his fascination with aerobatics began when he was a youth and attended Michigan airshows with his family. He went to college at UND and took a liking to aerobatic training classes. From there he nurtured a passion for the ...  

Extreme Ironing

It's certainly a madcap way to pay tribute to a loved one, but this Portrush man says running the London Marathon ...

Belfast TelegraphBelfast Telegraph - Jan 4, 2018
He says: "Wilma and I loved doing madcap things together and one day we read about the craze of extreme ironing in America, where people were taking pictures of themselves with their ironing boards in all sorts of strange places like cliff tops, on the ...  


Orienteering Cincinnati leader sets a course

Hamilton Journal NewsHamilton Journal News - Dec 19, 2017
I started Orienteering in 1985, shortly after I got out of college. I have always been very interested in maps, I like the outdoors, and getting out into the woods. I'm also an amateur birdwatcher, so there were things I really liked about the outdoors ...  

Winter Camping

Winter camping

CHCH NewsCHCH News - Jan 16, 2018
Tim Bolen wasn't complaining about the winter weather today, rather he was embracing it at Valens Lake Conservation Area in Flamborough. He spent the morning outside winter camping with Angelo Morgante from Adventure Attic, but first he hit the ice ...  


ARK Survival Evolved UPDATE: New PS4 patch bring big Ragnarok changes

Express.co.ukExpress.co.uk - Jan 18, 2018
A NEW ARK Survival Evolved update is going live today that will bring some big changes to the PS4 Ragnarok mod map, but will not be available on Xbox One. By Gary Jones. PUBLISHED: 19:19, Thu, Jan 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 23:15, Thu, Jan 18, 2018. The new ...  


Geocaching Shows Students Their Way In The World

Caledonian RecordCaledonian Record - Jan 19, 2018
Found it. Daisy Bronson Middle School eighth-graders, Owin Reinhard, left, Gaege Lemay, and Carlie Mason uncover a geocache Thursday in Littleton, as part of their Geospatial Technologies class. (Photo by Robert Blechl). LITTLETON — For Gaege Lemay ...  

Treasure Hunting

Cannon Beach Treasure Co. says so long after seven years

Daily AstorianDaily Astorian - Jan 11, 2018
Moving to Florida would not only provide the slower life and warmer climate they seek, but also a chance to get back into the field of excavating and treasure hunting themselves. But what exactly are they hoping to find? “We're treasure hunters, so we ...  

Storm Chasing

Chasing storms an 'adrenaline rush' for Palestine pair

Palestine Herald PressPalestine Herald Press - Jan 10, 2018
The tornado of 1987, when Cotten was 12, triggered his love of weather watching and storm chasing. Cotten and Francis, 33, met in 2012. The first storm they tracked together was the April 30, 2016, flood in Palestine. Francis said he studied ...  


BEACHCOMBING: Volunteers Keep the Trains Running at Boothe Memorial Railway Society Museum

Connecticut MagazineConnecticut Magazine - Dec 27, 2017
Don Masso, left, vice president of the Boothe Memorial Railway Society, and Paul DeVitto, president of the society, stand next to an O-Gauge Rio Grande steam engine model railroad layout at the society's building at Boothe Park in Stratford. Peter ...  

Dumpster Diving

Dumpster Diving

Seeking AlphaSeeking Alpha - Jan 9, 2018
The table below is from last Friday's Bespoke Report newsletter that gets emailed to Bespoke clients on a weekly basis. In it, we list the S&P 500's 20 best-performing stocks to start off the year, and we think it does a good job of summing up investor ...  

Hill Walker

Hill, Walker Win 2 Charlottesville City Council Seats

NBC 29 NewsNBC 29 News - Nov 8, 2017
Democrat Heather Hill received a little more than 28 percent of the vote to take the second open seat on council. Dozens of people came out to Walker's Election Day party Tuesday night. Cheers could be heard throughout the crowd from all of her ...  


Lady Mountaineer bowlers bow out at state
Maryville Daily Times - Jan 20, 2018

The Heritage girls bowling team's season came to an end Friday, but not before the program returned to the Division I state tournament. The Lady Mountaineers, in the first trip to state since 2013, bowed out in the first round of the touney, falling 19 ...  

Ice Climber

Youth Ice Climber Hosseini 2nd in World Championships

Financial TribuneFinancial Tribune - Jan 8, 2018
I ce climber Seyyed Emad Hosseini finished second in the International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation (UIAA) Youth Championships in Malbun, Liechtenstein, January 5-7. Hosseini took silver in the lead category after Goetz Lukas from Switzerland ...  

Rock Climber

Wheelchair-bound rock climber ascends 1,600 foot mountain ...

KXAN.comKXAN.com - Jan 11, 2018
Lai says he hopes his story will inspire other athletes with disabilities to pursue their dreams.  

Indoor Climber

A High-Tech Climbing Wall for the Seriously Competitive

OZYOZY - Nov 9, 2017
Any indoor climber, amateur or seasoned, knows the adrenaline boost that floods your system when you get close to the top of the wall. Gritting your teeth, you pull yourself up, hand by hand, palms chalky and red, wedging your feet into awkwardly sized ...  


Powered paraglider crashes in provincial Children's Day ...

Phuket GazettePhuket Gazette - Jan 13, 2018
He performed a show with two friends who flew two other powered paragliders but his engine broke down... By. Phuket Gazette & The Nation. -. January 13, 2018. SHARE. Facebook · Twitter. A powered paraglider fell and landed on a palm tree in Chumphon ...  

Hang Glider

Hang-glider escapes serious injury in Stanwell Tops crash

Illawarra MercuryIllawarra Mercury - Jan 10, 2018
A hang-glider escaped serious injury, but had to be rescued by helicopter, after a crash at Stanwell Tops on Wednesday morning. Emergency services were called to the Bald Hill Lookout, off Otford Road, about 10.20am. The hang-glider, a male whose age ...  


How a teenager with autism and a 66-year-old skateboarder are helping to #LighttheWorld

Deseret NewsDeseret News - Dec 18, 2017
For Ray Flores, a 66-year-old skateboarder from California, the positive influence of three surfers, a kind Mormon couple and a member missionary daughter changed his life. “What a blessing it is to be a member of the church,” Flores said. Jepson and ...  

Base Jumper

Base jumper leaps from 18-storey Premier Inn hotel and lands in middle of busy roundabout

Mirror.co.ukMirror.co.uk - Jan 4, 2018
This is the death-defying moment a base jumper leapt from the roof of an 18-storey Premier Inn and landed in the middle of a busy roundabout. Heart-stopping footage shows the man climbing to the top of the hotel in Bristol with a parachute. When the ...  

Bungee Jumper

Farrah Abraham's 'Best' New Year's Eve Ends With Chinese Bungee Jumping
PopCulture.com - Jan 1, 2018

As she describes the scene, viewers can see a bungee jumper plunge past the tower's massive windows. "Oh my God, did we actually catch that?" she asks. After the excitement passes, Sophia turns around to tell her mom that the person was OK when they ...  

Inline Skater

'It's All Happened Really Fast': US Inline Skater Is Surprise Olympian After 4 Months on Ice

NBC ChicagoNBC Chicago - Jan 8, 2018
Erin Jackson reacts after competing in the women's 500 meters during the U.S. Olympic long track speedskating trials, Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, in Milwaukee. Erin Jackson surprised herself and almost everyone else at the U.S. speedskating trials, becoming ...  

Roller Skater

Man flawlessly skates down the stairs holding a boombox
Daily Mail - Jan 13, 2018

This incredible video shows a talented roller skater flawlessly going down the stairs while holding a boombox and even apologises for bothering two other pedestrians. Shane laughs as he cheekily pulls down... Read More · 0:37min · Britain's oldest ...  

Sky Diver

Blessing held for missing skydiver at Queenstown's Lake Wakatipu ...

Stuff.co.nzStuff.co.nz - Jan 18, 2018
Family of American sky diver Tyler Nii have visited the Queenstown lake where he went missing more than a week ago.  

Mountain Biker

Mountain bikes in wilderness areas? No thanks, says this mountain biker.

Idaho StatesmanIdaho Statesman - Jan 19, 2018
In addition, a bill has recently been introduced to Congress to weaken the Wilderness Act and open all wilderness areas to mountain bikes. That bill is HR 1349, introduced by Rep. Tom McClintock, R-California, who has a lifetime rating of 4 percent ...  


Beachcomber: 101 years old and still as wind-swept as ever...
Express.co.uk - Jan 11, 2018

THERE was much criticism last year when the Nobel Prize committee decided to make their award for Literature to Mr “Bob” Dylan. PUBLISHED: 09:08, Thu, Jan 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 09:13, Thu, Jan 11, 2018. I have not admitted this before, but I must confess ...  

Treasure Hunter

Amateur treasure hunter finds £40000 gold coin buried in field

MetroMetro - Dec 29, 2017
An amateur metal detectorist has become the envy of treasure hunters everywhere after she found a £40,000 gold coin buried in a field. Michelle Vall, from Blackpool, found the coin while searching close to the historic battlefield Bosworth Field during ...  

Storm Chaser

Storm Chaser Video: The power of nature's thunderstorms, sans color

KOMO News (blog)KOMO News (blog) - Jan 10, 2018
Storm Chaser Video: The power of nature's thunderstorms, sans color. by Scott Sistek. Photo from Mike Olbinkski's video "Breathe". AA. Noted Arizona storm chaser Mike Olbinski is out with another jaw-dropping video showcasing the incredible ...  

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