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Hiking and Climbing Adventures

Welcome to Hiking & Mountaineering Blog! Sharing my personal hiking & climbing experiences, photos, other ‘s excursions, upcoming hiking events mainly in So Cal, other blogs mainly in the news plus links to information of interest to all hikers, mountaineers & mountain lovers. Updates to Hiking & Mountaineering are expected almost daily, so please check back often.

 Everest 2022 : Summit Wave 10  --  from Alan Arnette's blog

Nirmal Purja : Everest - Lhotse double without oxygen in 26 hours - Barrabes.com (English also)

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https://www.alanarnette.com/blog/2022/05/20/everest-2022-summit-wave-10/   --  Everest 2022 : Summit Wave 10


https://www.barrabes.com/blog/noticias/2-11554/nirmal-purja-doblete-everest_lhotse-sin   --  Nirmal Purja : Everest - Lhotse double without oxygen in 26 hours ( English translation also )



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Posted: May 20, 2022, 11:52 pm

 French Climbers Traverse Mont Blanc in less than 24 hours  --  from Montagnes-Magazine.com  ( English Translation also )


More Makalu Summits : John Gupta Reports from Base Camp  --  from Explorersweb.com

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https://www.montagnes-magazine.com/actus-matheo-jacquemoud-benjamin-vedrines-traversent-mont-blanc-moins-24h   --  Mont Blanc traversed in less than 24 hours ( English translation also )




https://explorersweb.com/more-makalu-summits-jon-gupta-reports-from-base-camp/   --   More Makalu Summits : John Gupta Reports from Base Camp .


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Posted: May 20, 2022, 4:08 pm

 The Alpinist is up for Sport's Emmys  --  from Climbing.com  

Juan Diego Martinez on the keyboard on Mount Everest  -- from Wspinanie.pl ( in English also )

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https://www.climbing.com/news/the-alpinist-up-for-a-sports-emmy/   --  The Alpinist is up for Sports Emmys


https://wspinanie.pl/2022/05/juan-diego-martinez-alvarez-keybord-mount-everest/   --  Juan Diego Martinez on the keyboard on Mount Everest.


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Posted: May 20, 2022, 1:03 am

 AAC Grantees Promise an Exiting Summer of Elite Alpinism  --  from Explorersweb.com

L'appel de la Sirene Climbed on Greenland's Siren Tower  --  from PlanetMountain.com

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https://explorersweb.com/aac-grantees-promise-an-exciting-summer-of-elite-alpinism/   --  AAC Grantees Promise an Exciting Summer of Elite Alpinism.



https://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/l-appel-de-la-sirene-matteo-della-bordella-silvan-schupbach-symon-welfringer-climbing-greenland-siren-tower.html   --  L'appel de la Sirene Climbed on Greenland's Siren Tower.


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https://wspinanie.pl/2022/05/everest-national-geographic-stawia-stacje-meteo-wyzej-niz-chinczycy/ --  Everest : National Geographic Installs highest Meteo Station

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Posted: May 19, 2022, 3:54 pm

 Alaska Round up : Denali Season Opens  --  from Explorersweb.com website

Everest Without O2, Makalu Summit Push  --  from Explorersweb.com

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https://explorersweb.com/alaska-roundup-denali-season-opens/   --  Alaska Roundup : Denali Season Opens.



https://explorersweb.com/everest-without-o2-makalu-summit-push/   --  Everest Without O2 : Makalu Summit Push.



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Posted: May 18, 2022, 8:38 pm

 Second Tries on Makalu, Nuptse and Everest  --  from Explorersweb.com website

The American Alpine Club Announces 2022 Cutting Edge Grant Recipients  -- from the AmericanAlpineClub.org

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https://explorersweb.com/second-tries-on-makalu-nuptse-and-everest/   --  Second Tries on Makalu, Nuptse, and Everest.




https://americanalpineclub.org/news/2022/5/10/the-american-alpine-club-announces-2022-cutting-edge-grant-recipients   -- The American Alpine Club Announces 2022 Cutting Edge Grants Recipients


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Posted: May 17, 2022, 11:05 pm

 Climber Rescued from 12,200 ft on Mount Rainier , WA , had fallen into 80 ft crevasse  --  from SnowBrains.com

Gabby Kanizay at the summit of Everest with her mother Jane  --  from MountainBlog.it  ( in English also )

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https://snowbrains.com/mount-rainier-crevasse-rescue-2022-05-17-103740/   --  Climber Rescued from 12,200 ft on Mount Rainier, WA, Had Fallen into 80 Foot Crevasse.



http://www.mountainblog.it/redazionale/gabby-kanizay-in-vetta-alleverest-8-848-m-con-sua-madre-jane/   --  Gabby Kanizay at the summit of Everest with her mother Jane. ( in English also)



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Posted: May 17, 2022, 4:43 pm

 Everest 2022 : Summit Wave 7  --  from Alan Arnette on his detailed blog

Video : Ascent - descent off Mont Blanc with skis  --  from Barrabes.com 9 ( in English also )

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https://www.alanarnette.com/blog/2022/05/16/everest-2022-summit-wave-7/   --  Everest 2022 : Summit Wave 7


https://www.barrabes.com/blog/noticias/2-11549/video-ascenso_descenso-mont-blanc-esquis?   --  Video : Ascent- Descent of Mont Blanc with skis ( in English also )


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Posted: May 17, 2022, 5:42 am

Hungarian Summits Lhotse w/o O2; Plus Other News from Everest and Lhotse -  from Explorersweb.com

Everest, Lhotse, Kangchenjunga, Makalu : Summit update -- from MountainBlog.it ( in English too)

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New Page on Personal Websites in the General Section of the Forum at Summitpost.org

Personal Websites : General - Page 162 (summitpost.org)

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https://explorersweb.com/hungarian-summits-lhotse-w-o-o2-plus-other-news-from-everest-lhotse/   --  Hungarian Summits Lhotse w/o O2 ; Plus other news from Everest and Lhotse.




http://www.mountainblog.it/redazionale/everest-lhotse-kangchenjunga-makalu-aggiornamento-vertici/   --  Everest, Lhotse, Kanchenjunga,Makalu : Summit update. (in English also )


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https://thehimalayantimes.com/nepal/singer-raju-lama-neurosurgeon-dr-ram-shrestha-among-others-scale-everest

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Posted: May 16, 2022, 8:06 pm

 Paul Ramsden's 'Ghost Line' on the Unclimbed Jugal Spire  --  from Explorersweb.com

Everest 2022 ; Summit Wave 6  --  from Alan Arnette on his detailed blog

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https://explorersweb.com/paul-ramsdens-ghost-line-on-the-unclimbed-jugal-spire/  -- Paul Ramsden's 'Ghost Line' on the Unclimbed Jugal Spire.



https://www.alanarnette.com/blog/2022/05/15/everest-2022-summit-wave-6/   --  Everest 2022 : Summit Wave 6 from Alan Arnette on his detailed blog.


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Posted: May 16, 2022, 3:46 pm

 Everest 2022 : Weekend Update May 15 - Summits in Great Weather -- from Alan Arnette's detailed blog

Chasm Lake and Mt Lady Washington - Colorado  --  from Steph Abegg's website

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https://www.alanarnette.com/blog/2022/05/15/everest-2022-weekend-update-may-15-summits-summits-summits-in-great-weather/   --  Everest 2022 : Weekend Update May 15 - Summits in great weather.


https://sites.google.com/stephabegg.com/colorado/tripreports/chasmlake   --  Chasm Lake and Mt Lady Washington - Colorado - Trip report with pictures 


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Kenton Cool Notches 16th Everest Summit; Plus Sunday News from Everest and Lhotse » Explorersweb

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Posted: May 15, 2022, 7:16 pm

 South African paraglider jumps off Everest -- from the Himalayan Times

Kangchenjunga : Kristin Harila is not slowing down  --  from Wspinanie.pl  ( in English also )

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https://thehimalayantimes.com/nepal/south-african-paraglider-jumps-off-everest   --  South African paraglider jumps off Everest




https://wspinanie.pl/2022/05/kanczendzonga-kristin-harila-nie-zwalnia-tempa/   --  Kangchenjunga : Kristin Harila is not slowing down. ( in English also )


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Posted: May 15, 2022, 5:56 pm

 Everest 2022 : Summit Wave 4 - Update - from Alan Arnette on his detailed blog

Summitclimb Lhotse Summit Push  --  from Summitclimb.com

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https://www.alanarnette.com/blog/2022/05/13/everest-2022-summit-wave-4-update/   --  Everest 2022 : Summit Wave 4 Update


https://www.summitclimb.com/news/recent/everest-nepal-news   --  Summitclimb Lhotse summit push



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After Annapurna, Indian climber scales Lhotse without using O2 - The Himalayan Times

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Posted: May 14, 2022, 12:02 pm

 "No Summit is Worth This. I Quit" Kangchenjunga : Plus Accident on Makalu -  from Explorersweb.com

Video-documentary : Manuel Merrilas record ascent-descent on Mont Blanc - from Barrabes.com (in English also)

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https://explorersweb.com/no-summit-is-worth-this-i-quit-kangchenjunga-plus-accident-on-makalu/  -- " No Summit is Worth This. I Quit " - Kangchenjunga ; Plus Accident on Makalu.





https://www.barrabes.com/blog/noticias/2-11548/video_documental-manuel-merillas-record-ascenso_descenso?  --  Video - documentary : Manuel Merrilas record ascent - descent on Mont Blanc - Courmayeur  ( in English also )


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Posted: May 14, 2022, 2:44 am

 Everest 2022 : Summit Wave 3 Recap --  from Alan Arnette on his detailed blog.

Climber Dies After 30 foot Fall onto Ledge in Colorado  --  frim Climbing.com

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https://www.alanarnette.com/blog/2022/05/13/everest-2022-summit-wave-3-recap/   --  Everest 2022 : Summit Wave 3 Recap.



https://www.climbing.com/news/climber-dies-independence-monument-colorado/   --  Climber Dies After 30 foot Fall onto Ledge in Colorado.


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Posted: May 13, 2022, 8:04 pm

 Today's Everest Summits : A Ukrainian, an 18 year old, a Double Amputee, Dozens More  -- from Explorersweb.com

Andrea Lanfri ( Amputee ), Luca Montanari summit Everest  --  from PlanetMountain.com

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https://explorersweb.com/todays-everest-summits-ukrainian-18-year-old-double-amputee/   --  Today's Everest Summits : A Ukranian, an 18 Year-old, a Double Amputee, Dozens More.




https://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/andrea-lanfri-luca-montanari-summit-everest.html   --  Andrea Lanfri , ( Anputee ) and Luca Montanari summit Everest 


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Posted: May 13, 2022, 5:42 pm

 Everest Summits by All-Black Team and Kami Rita for the 26th Time  --  from Gripped.com

'Queen of Everest' Lhakpa Sherpa Bags 10th Summit  -- from Explorersweb.com

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https://gripped.com/uncategorized/everest-summits-by-all-black-team-and-kami-rita-for-26th-time/  --   Everest Summits by an All-Black Team and Kami Rita for the 26 th Time.




'Queen of Everest' Lhakpa Sherpa Bags 10th Summit   --  from Explorersweb.com




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Posted: May 13, 2022, 4:00 am

 The West Pillar of Makalu, and Why Batard's Speed Ascent is Still the Fastest - Explorersweb.com

Summit Day on Everest, Makalu, and Kangchenjunga  --  from Explorersweb.com

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https://explorersweb.com/the-west-pillar-of-makalu-and-why-batards-speed-ascent-is-still-the-fastest/   --  The West Pillar of Makalu and Why Batard's Speed Ascent is Still the Fastest.




https://explorersweb.com/summit-day-on-everest-makalu-and-kangchenjunga/   --  Summit Day on Everest, Makalu and Kangchenjunga.



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Posted: May 12, 2022, 11:53 am

 Everest 2022 : Summit Wave 2 Update  --  from Alan Arnette on his detailed blog

Nepali Woman scales Everest for record tenth time  --  from the Himalayan Times

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https://www.alanarnette.com/blog/2022/05/11/everest-2022-summit-wave-2-update/   --  Everest 2022: Summit Wave 2 Update


https://thehimalayantimes.com/nepal/nepali-woman-scales-everest-for-record-10th-time   --  Nepali Woman scales Everest for record tenth time.


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Posted: May 12, 2022, 2:38 am

 Summit Night in Nepal : Makalu, Kangchenjunga, Everest  --  From Explorersweb.com

Mt Arkansas - Colorado - Trip Report with pictures  --  from 14ers.com

Seasons First Foreigner Summits  --  from Explorersweb.com website

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https://explorersweb.com/summit-night-in-nepal-makalu-kangchenjunga-everest/   --  Summit Night in Nepal : Makalu, Kangchenjunga, Everest .




https://www.14ers.com/php14ers/tripreport.php?trip=21622   --  Mt Arkansas - Colorado - Trip report with pictures


https://explorersweb.com/seasons-first-foreigner-summits-everest-in-rare-solitude/   --  Seasons First Foreigner Summits


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Posted: May 11, 2022, 8:59 pm

 Fixed rope team reaches Lhotse summit. Summit rush on Everest expected. - Adventure Mountain

Everest Climbers Hours Away from Summit; More on Kami Rita  --  from Explorersweb.com

Baffin Island Polar Moon, big first ski descent by Harrington and Lusterberger - Planet Mountain  

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https://abenteuer-berg.de/rope-fixing-team-reaches-summit-of-lhotse-summit-rush-expected-on-everest/  --  Fixed rope team reaches Lhotse summit, Summit rush on Everest expected.


https://explorersweb.com/everest-climbers-hours-away-from-summit-more-on-kami-rita/  --  Everest Climbers Hours Away from Summit ; More on Kami Rita.


https://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/snow-ski-skimountaineering/baffin-island-polar-moon-big-first-ski-descent-brette-harrington-christina-lustenberger.html  --  Baffin Island Polar Moon , big first ski descent by Harrington and Lustenberger.


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Posted: May 11, 2022, 6:41 pm

 Season's First Foreigner Summits Everest in Rare Solitude  --  from Explorersweb.com

Mont Blanc du Tacul : a skier injured his neck vertibrae in the Gervasutti corridor  -- from Chamonix.net/ English/News

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https://explorersweb.com/seasons-first-foreigner-summits-everest-in-rare-solitude/  --  Season's First Foreigner Summits Everest in Rare Solitude.


https://www.chamonix.net/english/news/mont-blanc-du-tacul-skier-injured-his-neck-vertebrae-gervasutti-corridor  --  Mont Blanc du Tacul : A skier injured his neck vertibrae in the Gervasutti corridor.



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Posted: May 11, 2022, 11:08 am

 First Ascent of the Jugal Spire (6563m) by Ramsden and Miller  -- by Wspinanie.pl (in English too)

Everest : Kami Rita Evacuated with Snowblindness, Summit News Expected --  from Esplorersweb.com

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https://wspinanie.pl/2022/05/paul-ramsden-tim-miller-jugal-spire-6563/   --  First Ascent of the Jugal Spire (6563m) by Ramsden and Miller ( English translation also )



https://explorersweb.com/everest-kami-rita-evacuated-with-snowblindness-summit-news-expected/  --   Everest : Kami Rita Evacuated  with Snowblindness, Summit News Expected.



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Posted: May 10, 2022, 4:31 pm

 Egloff and Miranda Summit Makalu in 17 hours and 18 minutes  --  from Wspinanie.pl and Desnivel.com ( in English also )

Francoise Cazzanelli team in the Karakorum  -- from Facebook

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New Page on Personal Websites in the General Section of the Forum at Summitpost.org

Personal Websites : General - Page 161 (summitpost.org)

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https://wspinanie.pl/2022/05/karl-egloff-nico-miranda-makalu/  --  Egloff and Miranda summit Makalu in 17 hours and 18 minutes ( English translation Available )

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https://www.facebook.com/francoiscazzanelli  --  Francoise Cazzanelli team in the Karakorum


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Posted: May 10, 2022, 10:55 am

 Everest 2022 : Alpenglow Makalu Success, Death on Lhotse  --  from Alan Arnette's detailed blog

Are Some Kangchenjubga Climbers Starting From Camp 2  --  from Explorersweb.com

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https://www.alanarnette.com/blog/2022/05/09/everest-2022-alpenglow-makalu-success-avalanche-death-on-lhotse/   --  Everest 2022 : Alpenglow Makalu Success, Avalanche Death on Lhotse.



https://explorersweb.com/are-some-kangchenjunga-climbers-starting-from-camp-2/   --  Are Some Kangchenjunga Climbers Starting From Camp 2





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