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# mountain - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Pogacar wins and Bernal destroyed on first major Tour mountain stage
# Tour De France
From The42
# Tour De France

Pogacar wins and Bernal destroyed on first major Tour mountain stage

Sep 13th 2020, 5:12 PM 6,966 Views 3 Comments

Jumbo-Visma’s Primoz Roglic retained the overall lead while Sam Bennett strengthen his grip on the Green Jersey.

# mountain - Friday 24 July, 2020

People warned to not climb Croagh Patrick as rescue attempts will take longer due to Covid risk
# Reek Sunday
# Reek Sunday

People warned to not climb Croagh Patrick as rescue attempts will take longer due to Covid risk

Jul 24th 2020, 6:10 AM 24,301 Views 36 Comments

Reek Sunday has officially been cancelled but some people are still expected to attend.

# mountain - Monday 13 May, 2019

'He lived life to the fullest': Tributes to man who died after fall on Carrauntoohil
# Kerry
# Kerry

'He lived life to the fullest': Tributes to man who died after fall on Carrauntoohil

May 13th 2019, 6:04 PM 27,141 Views 6 Comments

Ger Duffy was described as a kind man who would help anyone.

# mountain - Thursday 7 February, 2019

'Summit night was hell on earth' - Ferris scales Kilimanjaro in aid of injured players
# Good Cause
From The42
# Good Cause

'Summit night was hell on earth' - Ferris scales Kilimanjaro in aid of injured players

Feb 7th 2019, 9:35 PM 38,660 Views 23 Comments

The former Ireland flanker was joined by Mike McCarthy, Shane Byrne and Marcus Horan.

# mountain - Friday 3 August, 2018

'Lucky to be alive': Climber rescued after week trapped on New Zealand mountain
# Rescue
# Rescue

'Lucky to be alive': Climber rescued after week trapped on New Zealand mountain

Aug 3rd 2018, 9:15 AM 20,188 Views 10 Comments

Terry Harch, a 29-year-old Australian soldier, was spotted waving his arm in the snow on Mount Aspiring.

# mountain - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Man airlifted to hospital as thousands climb Croagh Patrick
# Reek Sunday
# Reek Sunday

Man airlifted to hospital as thousands climb Croagh Patrick

Jul 29th 2018, 7:35 PM 26,619 Views 42 Comments

Several other people were treated for medical issues on the mountain.

# mountain - Monday 23 July, 2018

Irish adventurer Jason Black reaches summit of world's most dangerous mountain
# On Top Of The World
# On Top Of The World

Irish adventurer Jason Black reaches summit of world's most dangerous mountain

Jul 23rd 2018, 8:31 AM 36,026 Views 30 Comments

He is only the third Irish person ever to scale K2, the world’s second-highest peak.

# mountain - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Dozens killed after overcrowded bus plunges off mountain road in India
# Uttarakhand State
# Uttarakhand State

Dozens killed after overcrowded bus plunges off mountain road in India

Jul 1st 2018, 6:37 PM 12,989 Views 13 Comments

Police official Manoj Kumar said rescuers recovered 48 bodies from the accident site.

# mountain - Sunday 8 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 8th 2018, 7:00 AM 9,564 Views 20 Comments

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

# mountain - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

British man who lost his hands and feet 17 years ago climbs Matterhorn
# Jamie Andrew
# Jamie Andrew

British man who lost his hands and feet 17 years ago climbs Matterhorn

Aug 9th 2016, 4:08 PM 9,278 Views 4 Comments

Jamie Andrew is believed to be the first quadruple amputee to conquer the Swiss mountain.

# mountain - Monday 25 July, 2016

Woman who lost leg in Boston Marathon bombing climbs 19,000ft mountain
# Volcan Cayambe
# Volcan Cayambe

Woman who lost leg in Boston Marathon bombing climbs 19,000ft mountain

Jul 25th 2016, 9:33 PM 11,965 Views 8 Comments

The professional ballroom dancer lost a leg in the 2013 attacks.

# mountain - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Man's body recovered from Carrauntoohil
# Kerry
# Kerry

Man's body recovered from Carrauntoohil

Jul 24th 2016, 7:03 PM 30,400 Views 11 Comments

It’s believed the man fell while hiking yesterday.

# mountain - Monday 23 May, 2016

Three climbers die on Everest in the space of three days
# Himalayan Tragedy
# Himalayan Tragedy

Three climbers die on Everest in the space of three days

May 23rd 2016, 12:12 PM 18,946 Views 19 Comments

The latest fatality is an Indian climber.

# mountain - Thursday 31 March, 2016

'I'm a massive p***k': Woman sorry after being rescued from Britain's highest mountain with no hiking gear
# Selfie Stick
# Selfie Stick

'I'm a massive p***k': Woman sorry after being rescued from Britain's highest mountain with no hiking gear

Mar 31st 2016, 3:40 PM 40,927 Views 55 Comments

Sara Albone apologised for putting herself and others in danger by climbing Ben Nevis on a whim.

# mountain - Monday 28 September, 2015

This man has lost nine fingers to frostbite ... and he's trying to climb Mount Everest
# Against The Odds
# Against The Odds

This man has lost nine fingers to frostbite ... and he's trying to climb Mount Everest

Sep 28th 2015, 10:20 PM 15,373 Views 29 Comments

Nobukazu Kuriki lost nine fingers to frostbite in 2012 on Everest. He is the only climber trying to summit the world’s highest mountain this year.

# mountain - Monday 3 August, 2015

Lucky escape for paraglider who crashed on Waterford mountain
# Comeragh
# Comeragh

Lucky escape for paraglider who crashed on Waterford mountain

Aug 3rd 2015, 2:50 PM 16,136 Views 9 Comments

The man crashed near the summit of Seefin Mountain, and was airlifted down by the Rescue 117 crew.

# mountain - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Ireland's holiest mountain is crumbling - but that won't stop the barefoot pilgrims
# Night Climbers
# Night Climbers

Ireland's holiest mountain is crumbling - but that won't stop the barefoot pilgrims

Jul 25th 2015, 8:00 PM 32,549 Views 49 Comments

20,000 people are expected on Croagh Patrick, with some likely to start their ascent in the early hours.

# mountain - Saturday 18 July, 2015

People are going to climb for two hours up Ben Bulben to watch a Yeats play
# In The Dark
# In The Dark

People are going to climb for two hours up Ben Bulben to watch a Yeats play

Jul 18th 2015, 10:00 AM 12,040 Views 9 Comments

And it’s all in the name of a very good cause

# mountain - Monday 6 July, 2015

Helicopter rescue of teenage Girls Brigade stranded on mountain
# Saved
# Saved

Helicopter rescue of teenage Girls Brigade stranded on mountain

Jul 6th 2015, 10:02 PM 21,954 Views 23 Comments

The group were hiking in the Mourne Mountains and had their call cut off before getting through to

# mountain - Monday 27 April, 2015

Watch: Video captures terrifying moment when avalanche hit Everest base camp
# Disaster
# Disaster

Watch: Video captures terrifying moment when avalanche hit Everest base camp

Apr 27th 2015, 8:28 AM 25,839 Views 10 Comments

At least 18 people died at Everest as the earthquake and avalanches hit at the weekend.

# mountain - Monday 2 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 2nd 2015, 10:34 AM 17,234 Views 37 Comments

The walkers became disorientated during their descent.

# mountain - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Student airlifted off Ben Wisken after falling on steep ground
# Sligo
# Sligo

Student airlifted off Ben Wisken after falling on steep ground

Feb 22nd 2015, 3:05 PM 14,729 Views 14 Comments

The rescue began at 4pm yesterday.

# mountain - Sunday 15 February, 2015

These rescuers helped find a family lost on Knockmealdowns mountains
# Helping Hands
# Helping Hands

These rescuers helped find a family lost on Knockmealdowns mountains

Feb 15th 2015, 10:53 AM 11,272 Views 31 Comments

So did the gardaí, Irish Coast Guard and Tramore Cliff and Mountain Rescue Team.

# mountain - Monday 26 January, 2015

An asteroid the size of a mountain is passing us by right now
# Flyby
# Flyby

An asteroid the size of a mountain is passing us by right now

Jan 26th 2015, 4:30 PM 14,223 Views 19 Comments

Don’t worry, it won’t crash into us.

# mountain - Thursday 27 November, 2014

The cross on Carrauntoohil will be re-erected before Christmas
# I Get Knocked Down...
# I Get Knocked Down...

The cross on Carrauntoohil will be re-erected before Christmas

Nov 27th 2014, 11:08 AM 11,798 Views 167 Comments

We are still no closer to finding out who cut down the monument.

# mountain - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Amazing video captured by Japanese hikers running for cover as volcano erupts
# Pacific Ring Of Fire
# Pacific Ring Of Fire

Amazing video captured by Japanese hikers running for cover as volcano erupts

Sep 27th 2014, 2:30 PM 15,293 Views 4 Comments

At least eleven hikers were injured when Mount Ontake started spewing ash and smoke.

# mountain - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Dozens of Yazidi villagers 'massacred' in Iraq
# Iraq
# Iraq

Dozens of Yazidi villagers 'massacred' in Iraq

Aug 16th 2014, 7:39 PM 18,227 Views 144 Comments

It is believed dozens of men from the Yazidi faith were massacred in the village of Kocho.

# mountain - Sunday 27 July, 2014

13 mountain rescue teams in Mayo for mass 'Reek Sunday' pilgrimage
# The 20 Thousand
# The 20 Thousand

13 mountain rescue teams in Mayo for mass 'Reek Sunday' pilgrimage

Jul 27th 2014, 8:00 AM 10,456 Views 18 Comments

Between 15,000 and 20,000 people are expected to climb ‘Ireland’s holiest mountain’ today.

# mountain - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Belgian man rescued after falling on steep ground at waterfall
# Wicklow Mountains
# Wicklow Mountains

Belgian man rescued after falling on steep ground at waterfall

Jul 8th 2014, 11:09 AM 9,939 Views 13 Comments

The rescue teams had to take measures to ensure he wouldn’t slip any further during the rescue.

# mountain - 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 13,302 Views 19 Comments

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

# mountain - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

PHOTOS: Teenager airlifted to hospital after dramatic chopper rescue at top of Mount Errigal
# Rescue 118
# Rescue 118

PHOTOS: Teenager airlifted to hospital after dramatic chopper rescue at top of Mount Errigal

Apr 22nd 2014, 2:28 PM 22,114 Views 9 Comments

The teaching student fell between 30 and 40 metres from near the summit of Donegal’s tallest mountain.

# mountain - Friday 10 January, 2014

'Busiest year yet' for Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team
# Rescues
# Rescues

'Busiest year yet' for Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team

Jan 10th 2014, 6:30 AM 7,614 Views 10 Comments

The 40-strong team of volunteers responded to over 100 call-outs in the past 12 months.

# mountain - Friday 27 December, 2013

Woman airlifted from Kerry mountain in 'atrocious' Stephen's Day conditions
# Rescue 115
# Rescue 115

Woman airlifted from Kerry mountain in 'atrocious' Stephen's Day conditions

Dec 27th 2013, 11:51 AM 21,083 Views 96 Comments

“Initially, it looked like the helicopter wasn’t going to make it up — the conditions were just so bad.”

# mountain - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

A little cute dog climbed Mount Everest
# Craghopper
From The Daily Edge
# Craghopper

A little cute dog climbed Mount Everest

Nov 13th 2013, 9:58 AM 2,048 Views 1 Comment

The puppy had been rescued from the brink of death by his owner.

# mountain - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Armed groups hold their fire as giant bronze Jesus statue is erected on top of Syrian mountain
# Syria
# Syria

Armed groups hold their fire as giant bronze Jesus statue is erected on top of Syrian mountain

Nov 2nd 2013, 3:29 PM 13,074 Views 94 Comments

Jesus stands, arms outstretched, on the Cherubim mountain, overlooking a route pilgrims took from Constantinople to Jerusalem in ancient times.

# mountain - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Investigations into identity of Kilakee remains continue
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Investigations into identity of Kilakee remains continue

Sep 17th 2013, 9:58 AM 8,827 Views 14 Comments

The skeletal remains were found in woodlands in the Dublin mountains on Friday night.

# mountain - Thursday 23 May, 2013

He did it! 80-year-old scales Everest, sets record
# Record
# Record

He did it! 80-year-old scales Everest, sets record

May 23rd 2013, 10:13 AM 9,331 Views 23 Comments

Yuichiro Miura described himself as “the happiest person in the world” after completing the task.

# mountain - Thursday 4 April, 2013

So, what's the weather like on Carrauntoohil?
# Minus Four Degrees
# Minus Four Degrees

So, what's the weather like on Carrauntoohil?

Apr 4th 2013, 12:37 PM 13,656 Views 31 Comments

It’s -4C, but boy is it pretty.

# mountain - Saturday 23 March, 2013

11 more amazing places to visit... if we could put a roof on Ireland
# Ireland
From The Daily Edge
# Ireland

11 more amazing places to visit... if we could put a roof on Ireland

Mar 23rd 2013, 11:30 AM 29,007 Views 45 Comments

As suggested by you.

# mountain - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

This crazy footage shows a climber lose his grip and slide 100ft down a mountain
# Found Footage
From The42
# Found Footage

This crazy footage shows a climber lose his grip and slide 100ft down a mountain

Mar 12th 2013, 4:57 PM 1,910 Views 0 Comments

And he somehow walked away unhurt.

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