Archive | January, 2010
Extreme weather and Global Warming
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2010 | 29 January - 3 Comments

Munro Bagging – ever heard of it?

Scotland’s mountains, although not very high, are challenging at the best of times. The weather is totally unpredictable …

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2010 | 28 January - 0 Comments

The 14 Eight-Thousanders and Edurne Pasaban

Edurne Pasaban has summitted 12 of the 14 Eight Thousanders – the 14 independent mountains on earth that are more than 8,000 …

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2010 | 26 January - 1 Comment

Some seriously crazy ski jumps

Definition of Skiing:  the art of catching cold and going broke while rapidly heading nowhere at great personal risk” Extreme …

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2010 | 22 January - 0 Comments

What’s happening with the snow over in Japan?

It is perhaps a little known fact that Japan has more than 500 ski resorts, and those on the northern island of Hokkaido …

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2010 | 21 January - 0 Comments

A 24-hour alchohol ban? Wow!

The Quiksilver ISA World Junior Surfing Championship, an Olympic style event, is the biggest annual surfing event in the …

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2010 | 21 January - 0 Comments

Sicily surprises with more than one magnificent climbing wall

The ideal time to visit Sicily to go rock climbing is from autumn right through to spring. It is not unusual …