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# climbers - Thursday 13 May, 2021

Two climbers - from the US and Switzerland - have died on Mount Everest
# Mount Everest
# Mount Everest

Two climbers - from the US and Switzerland - have died on Mount Everest

May 13th 2021, 1:50 PM 25,834 Views 20 Comments

On average, around five climbers die every year on the world’s highest peak.

# climbers - Monday 24 June, 2019

Bodies found in search for seven climbers presumed dead on Himalaya mountains
# RIP
# RIP

Bodies found in search for seven climbers presumed dead on Himalaya mountains

Jun 24th 2019, 9:49 PM 24,343 Views 8 Comments

The seven bodies were retrieved yesterday on Nanda Devi in India.

# climbers - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Two daredevils climbed this beautiful Mayo landmark for the first time in 25 years
# Dun Briste
From The Daily Edge
# Dun Briste

Two daredevils climbed this beautiful Mayo landmark for the first time in 25 years

Sep 8th 2016, 7:31 AM 7,208 Views 0 Comments

That’s no mean feat.

# climbers - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Hundreds ignore warning not to climb Croagh Patrick, ten get hypothermia
# Reek Sunday
# Reek Sunday

Hundreds ignore warning not to climb Croagh Patrick, ten get hypothermia

Jul 26th 2015, 7:52 PM 74,656 Views 150 Comments

Between 15,000 and 20,000 people were expected to climb what’s regarded as the country’s holiest mountain this weekend.

# climbers - Monday 27 April, 2015

Nepal quake death toll surges over 3,000
# Disaster
# Disaster

Nepal quake death toll surges over 3,000

Apr 27th 2015, 7:28 AM 11,873 Views 8 Comments

It’s the Himalayan nation’s deadliest disaster in more than 80 years.

# climbers - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Mummified bodies found on Mexico's highest peak
# Pico De Orizaba
# Pico De Orizaba

Mummified bodies found on Mexico's highest peak

Mar 7th 2015, 12:56 PM 20,860 Views 13 Comments

The discovery could put an end to the mystery of climbers who vanished after an avalanche in 1959.

# climbers - Thursday 15 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 15th 2015, 8:35 AM 9,319 Views 17 Comments

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

# climbers - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Dozens of climbers scale four Irish peaks in one weekend
# Focus Ireland
# Focus Ireland

Dozens of climbers scale four Irish peaks in one weekend

Jun 8th 2014, 2:33 PM 15,540 Views 19 Comments

The event was in support of homelessness charity Focus Ireland.

# climbers - Monday 26 May, 2014

Two Irishmen reach summit of Mount Everest
# CONQUERED
# CONQUERED

Two Irishmen reach summit of Mount Everest

May 26th 2014, 3:14 PM 13,308 Views 19 Comments

Derek Mahon from Dublin and Noel Hanna from County Down reached the mountain’s summit on Saturday.

# climbers - Monday 3 March, 2014

Climbers told to clean-up on Mount Everest - or face a penalty
# Garbage Deep Mountain High
# Garbage Deep Mountain High

Climbers told to clean-up on Mount Everest - or face a penalty

Mar 3rd 2014, 3:15 PM 14,213 Views 39 Comments

Each member of an expedition must bring back at least eight kilos of rubbish, apart from their own trash.

# climbers - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Group of climbers rescued from Wicklow mountain in 8-hour operation
# Rescue
# Rescue

Group of climbers rescued from Wicklow mountain in 8-hour operation

Aug 25th 2013, 12:08 PM 10,642 Views 5 Comments

Three people were injured after one person fell on Luggala mountain before 5.30pm on Saturday.

# climbers - Sunday 23 September, 2012

Avalanche kills nine climbers in Nepal
# Mount Manaslu
# Mount Manaslu

Avalanche kills nine climbers in Nepal

Sep 23rd 2012, 1:44 PM 5,017 Views 5 Comments

The avalanche occurred on the world’s eighth highest mountain.

# climbers - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Six climbers reported dead after Alps avalanche
# Avalanche
# Avalanche

Six climbers reported dead after Alps avalanche

Jul 12th 2012, 11:09 AM 4,076 Views 5 Comments

Eight people are also reported injured in the incident, which occurred as the people were climbing Mont Maudit at 5.25am today.

# climbers - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Five die in Swiss mountain plunge
# Climbers
# Climbers

Five die in Swiss mountain plunge

Jul 3rd 2012, 5:15 PM 6,487 Views 6 Comments

Five foreign climbers have been killed after falling several hundred metres to their deaths while descending Lagginhorn.

# climbers - Monday 21 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

May 21st 2012, 7:59 PM 4,190 Views 6 Comments

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