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From TheJournal.ie Tributes paid to Irish climber who died descending Europe's tallest peak Mount Elbrus

Tributes paid to Irish climber who died descending Europe's tallest peak

Alan Mahon (40) from Monasterevin was a member of a party of ten climbers who were climbing Mount Elbrus.

From TheJournal.ie Three world-renowned mountaineers die during avalanche in ascent of Canadian peak Howse Pass

Three world-renowned mountaineers die during avalanche in ascent of Canadian peak

They were attempting to climb the east face of Howse Pass, an isolated and highly difficult route.

From The42 Breakdancing proposed as new sport for 2024 Olympics Plan

Breakdancing proposed as new sport for 2024 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) must now consider the proposal and come to a decision by December 2020.

From TheJournal.ie A climber who lost both legs to frostbite is hoping to finally conquer Everest Xia Boyu

A climber who lost both legs to frostbite is hoping to finally conquer Everest

A ban on blind and double amputee climbers has been overturned.

From The42 Ireland up to 31st in latest Fifa world rankings Climbing

Ireland up to 31st in latest Fifa world rankings

A dramatic fall for Egypt has benefited Martin O’Neill’s men.

From TheJournal.ie Three people rescued off Carrauntoohil in wintry conditions Kerry

Three people rescued off Carrauntoohil in wintry conditions

It’s the fourth callout for the Kerry Mountain Rescue Team since Christmas.

From TheJournal.ie Prepping for Everest from your bed: The controversial way to summit in 35 days Peaking

Prepping for Everest from your bed: The controversial way to summit in 35 days

The use of a hypoxic tent is becoming popular, but some climbers aren’t

From TheJournal.ie Three climbers die on Everest in the space of three days Himalayan Tragedy

Three climbers die on Everest in the space of three days

The latest fatality is an Indian climber.

From TheJournal.ie Bodies of two men found 16 years after avalanche in the Himalayas Sishapangma

Bodies of two men found 16 years after avalanche in the Himalayas

Alex Lowe was regarded as the greatest climber of his generation when he died in 1999, alongside cinematographer David Bridges.

From The42 Ireland's Ice Queen Eimir McSwiggan on scaling brave new heights Frozen

Ireland's Ice Queen Eimir McSwiggan on scaling brave new heights

Eimir McSwiggan was a qualified architect but now she’s making her name on the ice climbing world cup circuit.

From TheJournal.ie Boy who broke his ankle and elbow while rock climbing awarded €41,000 Awesome Walls

Boy who broke his ankle and elbow while rock climbing awarded €41,000

The court heard the boy had felt stiffness and discomfort in his left foot and ankle for some time after the accident.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Two friends climbed the world's scariest landmarks and put it all on Instagram
From TheJournal.ie Tourists who stripped naked on a Malaysian mountain blamed for earthquake and now facing jail Peak-a-boo

Tourists who stripped naked on a Malaysian mountain blamed for earthquake and now facing jail

Four have been arrested with police officers saying they “will catch” six more.

From TheJournal.ie 137 stranded on mountain top after earthquake Malaysia

137 stranded on mountain top after earthquake

There are reports of one death on the mountain.

From The42 These speed climbers could have dominated Gladiators back in the day AWOOGA! This post contains videos

These speed climbers could have dominated Gladiators back in the day

Three, two…. oh, they’re at the top.

From TheJournal.ie Women rescued from cold and foggy Kerry mountain have their phone to thank SOS

Women rescued from cold and foggy Kerry mountain have their phone to thank

The walkers became disorientated during their descent.

From The42 Here are 4 'Mad March' fitness ideas you should try for the coming month Spring In Your Step

Here are 4 'Mad March' fitness ideas you should try for the coming month

Spring is in the air so it’s time to shake off the last of the winter cobwebs.

From TheJournal.ie Climbers stuck on ledge sparks dramatic rescue on Carrauntoohil Abseil

Climbers stuck on ledge sparks dramatic rescue on Carrauntoohil

A mountain rescue team had to be airlifted to the summit to reach the climbers.

From TheJournal.ie Want to know what it's like to climb Donegal's snowy mountains? Step this way... Muckish

Want to know what it's like to climb Donegal's snowy mountains? Step this way...

A group of climbers recorded their ascent last week.

From TheJournal.ie Yosemite duo complete world's most difficult climb... free-climbing (yikes) JUST DON'T LOOK DOWN

Yosemite duo complete world's most difficult climb... free-climbing (yikes)

A crowd of friends and well-wishers were waiting for them.

From The42 How many of these Irish mountains can you climb over Christmas? Fitness

How many of these Irish mountains can you climb over Christmas?

See you at the summit of Lugnaquilla?

From TheJournal.ie Resurrection: The five-metre cross on Carrauntoohil has been put back up Praise The Lord

Resurrection: The five-metre cross on Carrauntoohil has been put back up

The cross at the summit has been in place since 1976.

From The42 Ireland's Dan Martin up to sixth at the Vuelta Climbing

Ireland's Dan Martin up to sixth at the Vuelta

Meanwhile Alberto Contador tightened his grip on the race.

From TheJournal.ie Everest on speed: Summit expert will take you to the top of the world in six weeks Peaking It

Everest on speed: Summit expert will take you to the top of the world in six weeks

The best way to climb Everest is to do it fast,” says Adrian Ballinger.

From TheJournal.ie Man who scaled the Brooklyn Bridge "for fun" has been charged Skyline

Man who scaled the Brooklyn Bridge "for fun" has been charged

Yaroslav Kolchin took some pictures from the top before coming down.

From TheJournal.ie Man in 50s found dead in Galway mountains Twelve Bens

Man in 50s found dead in Galway mountains

The man’s body was discovered yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie Dozens of climbers scale four Irish peaks in one weekend Focus Ireland

Dozens of climbers scale four Irish peaks in one weekend

The event was in support of homelessness charity Focus Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Sherpas fear for their livelihoods as Everest 'shuts down' Death Zone

Sherpas fear for their livelihoods as Everest 'shuts down'

The deadly avalanche of 18 April led to labour dispute and a closure of the mountain route.

From TheJournal.ie Extract: '8,848 metres and I’m sitting on the summit of the world’ Read Me This post contains images

Extract: '8,848 metres and I’m sitting on the summit of the world’

Twenty years ago this week, Dawson Stelfox became the first Irish person to reach the summit of Mount Everest. This extract from Everest Calling: The Irish Journey, chronicles the last leg of this challenging expedition.

From TheJournal.ie 'Terrifying' brawl between climbers on Everest Fight At A Height

'Terrifying' brawl between climbers on Everest

Sherpas had advised Europeans not to climb a new “undisclosed” route, but eyewitness says climbers ignored request.

Here's what it looks like to fall 100ft down a mountainside Terrifying This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie Ian McKeever: Taoiseach's message of condolence recalls 'passionate' adventurer Tributes

Ian McKeever: Taoiseach's message of condolence recalls 'passionate' adventurer

Enda Kenny said McKeever was a passionate adventurer who was “driven in his belief that everybody can achieve their potential”.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

Your nightly round-up of the day’s biggest news stores…

From TheJournal.ie Three climbers die on Mount Everest, two still missing Tragedy

Three climbers die on Mount Everest, two still missing

The three climbers were descending the mountain when a wind storm hit the mountain.

From The42 On the up: Masters champion Watson climbs to Number 4 in world rankings Kingpin

On the up: Masters champion Watson climbs to Number 4 in world rankings

The golfer from Bagdad … Florida has broken into the Top 10 for the first time while our Rory remains second.

From The42 Tiger jumps to 21st in rankings - as Rory McIlroy remains in second Climbing

Tiger jumps to 21st in rankings - as Rory McIlroy remains in second

McIlroy can catch Donald in the European Tour money list race by winning in Dubai this week – and hoping the Englishman finishes outside the top nine.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies after fall on Croagh Patrick Tragedy

Man dies after fall on Croagh Patrick

The body of the man in his 60s was discovered by climbers on the Mayo mountain this afternoon.

From The42 YouTube Top 10: because trikes are that extreme Virals This post contains videos

YouTube Top 10: because trikes are that extreme

Also in this week’s countdown: booty-shaking LPGA golfers, Ben Foden’s cringe-proof rapping and Roberto Soldado out-Fernandoing a certain Chelsea striker.

From TheJournal.ie Memorial service held for lost Irish Everest climber R.I.P.

Memorial service held for lost Irish Everest climber

Tributes are paid to John Delaney in Co Laois, as his wife describes losing her “husband, hero and best friend”.

From TheJournal.ie Service to be held today in memory of Irish Everest climber John Delaney Everest

Service to be held today in memory of Irish Everest climber John Delaney

Delaney, a successful businessman who founded the market prediction company Intrade, died last weekend just 50 metres from the summit of Everest. Business colleagues have been paying tribute to him after his tragic death.

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