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St. Paul Man Among 6 Climbers Missing On Mt. Rainier

A St. Paul, Minn. man is among six climbers who went missing on Mount Rainier in Washington Saturday. Mark Mahaney, 26, began climbing Mt. Rainier with a group on Monday. According to his uncle, Rob Mahaney, his last check in was Wednesday evening. According to Rob, Mark was an experienced climber, this was his second time climbing Mt. Rainier, and his group was accompanied by two guides, one of which had climbed the mountain 50 times.

05/31/2014

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Local Climbers Reflect on Mount Everest Avalanche

Thirteen people are now confirmed dead and three are still missing after an avalanche hit the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest. The avalanche barreled down a narrow climbing pass where Sherpa guides were making their way up. The guides were hauling gear to the higher camps for climbers to use in their attempt to reach the summit next month.

04/19/2014

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Want To Try Archery? Climbing? Or Kayaking? The DNR’s Got You Covered

Now that one of the worst winters in decades is over, the Department of Natural Resources wants to remind us that summer awaits in Minnesota’s State Parks.

04/18/2014

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Two Waconia Teachers Take On Mount McKinley

A total of six Minnesotans from the west metro will be taking on Alaska’s Mount McKinley. Two of them — Brian Honkomp and Christian Gilbert — are teachers at Clearwater Middle School in Waconia.

06/13/2013

Macalester junior diver Renee Jordan not only owns every school record, but the All-American is headed to the national championships March 20-23. (credit: Christopher Mitchell / Sport Shot Photo)

Beyond Bounds: Queen Of The Diving Board & The Alaskan Wilderness

Macalester junior Renee Jordan has crossed paths with black bears, she’s nearly biked into a moose, and even plans to ascend Mount McKinley in her father’s footsteps.

03/16/2013

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Hugo Man Prepares To Climb Kilimanjaro For A Cause

A Twin Cities man will climb Africa’s highest mountain next week to raise awareness for a global yet often overlooked problem.

01/03/2013

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Authorities: Boy Has Medical Issue While Climbing Tree, Dies

A 10-year-old boy is dead after having a medical issue while climbing a tree, according to the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office.

05/04/2012

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Vertical Endeavors Opens New Climbing Gym In Mpls.

It’s inevitable. The temps are dropping in Minnesota, and soon that outdoor workout or activity that you enjoy is going to have to be shelved until the spring.

11/11/2011

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High Winds Strand Minn. Climber On Mt. McKinley

Brutal weather conditions have hampered the efforts of a Minnesota man who’s trying to become the first solo climber to reach the summit of Alaska’s Mount McKinley in January.

01/25/2011