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June 30, 2016
TOUR DE FRANCE: Froome worried about pure climbers
Featuring two individual time trials and a lot of mountains, the Tour de France route suits titleholder Chris Froome very ...
June 30, 2016
TOUR DE FRANCE: 5 key stages to look out for
Five stages to watch in the 21-leg Tour de France, which starts on Saturday at Mont-Saint-Michel and ends on July 24 in ...
June 24, 2016
German rescue crews find 2 bodies in the Alps
German authorities say rescue crews working to recover the body of a mountain climber in the Bavarian Alps stumbled upon a ...
June 20, 2016
Upstate NY fort with long history offers new ways to view it
Fort Ticonderoga has educated and entertained visitors for decades with exhibits, fife-and-drum performances and cannon and ...
June 12, 2016
Boarding schools for young under scrutiny amid abuse cases
Adrian Hooper Jr.'s parents hoped to secure a bright future for their son when they sent him away to boarding school at age ...
June 01, 2016
Swiss inaugurate $12 billion rail tunnel, world's longest
Just like Hannibal in ancient times, Swiss engineers have conquered the Alps. More than 2,200 years after the commander from ...
May 29, 2016
Czech Republic man dies while skiing on Alaska mountain
A mountaineer from the Czech Republic is dead after an estimated 1,500-foot fall on Denali Mountain. Pavel Michut, 45, was ...
May 28, 2016
Death on Everest leads to risky effort to recover bodies
The mountain is speckled with corpses. Nearly 300 people have died on Mount Everest in the century or so since climbers have ...
May 27, 2016
As bodies return from Everest, relatives struggle to cope
Climbers on Friday found the body of one of two Indians who went missing near the top of Mount Everest, while a helicopter ...
May 26, 2016
Body of Dutch climber who died on Everest recovered
A helicopter on Thursday retrieved the body of a Dutch climber who died last week on Mount Everest, while attempts were being ...
May 23, 2016
Czech hydro plant atop hill becomes top tourist attraction
Climb a peak at the heart of the Jeseniky mountain range in northeastern Czech Republic and there's an unexpected reward: As ...
May 22, 2016
Kruijswijk opens up big Giro lead after mountain time trial
Dutch rider Steven Kruijswijk had a strong performance in a mountain time trial and opened up a potentially decisive lead in ...
May 21, 2016
Dutch, Australian climbers die after reaching Everest summit
A Dutch man and an Australian woman died of apparent altitude sickness while descending from the summit of Mount Everest in ...
May 12, 2016
Wellens wins first mountain finish of Giro; Dumoulin leads
Belgian rider Tim Wellens won the first mountain-top finish of the Giro d'Italia on Thursday while Dutchman Tom Dumoulin ...
May 12, 2016
2 Brits, Mexican are 1st foreigners on Everest in 2 years
Two British and a Mexican climber on Thursday became the first foreigners to scale Mount Everest in two years together with ...
April 10, 2016
Migrants stuck in limbo in Serbia after Balkan route closure
Walking a winding path inside a thick oak forest at the border between Serbia and Croatia, Jiyan Ali cannot believe his ...
March 30, 2016
Family of missing US speed flyer hopes he's still alive
The family of an American extreme sports enthusiast who went missing in the Swiss Alps over the weekend said Wednesday ...
March 29, 2016
Swiss police suspend search for American missing in Alps
Authorities in Switzerland have suspended their search for an American extreme sports enthusiast missing in the Alps since ...
March 29, 2016
Rescue under way for climbers, snowshoer on Mount Rainier
A Norwegian climber was presumed dead Monday on Mount Rainier and two other people were safely airlifted off the mountain ...
March 18, 2016
UK's highest mountain, Ben Nevis, officially gets taller
Britain's highest mountain has got a little taller — at least on paper. Cartographers say Ben Nevis, in the Scottish ...