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Mt. Everest Claims At Least 12 Lives In Peak's Single Deadliest Avalanche
2014-04-18 06:23:49

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An avalanche on the world’s highest mountain has killed at least 12 local guides during a climb on Friday. The snowpack release also injured three and several others are still unaccounted for in what is being the single deadliest accident on Mt. Everest, according to local officials. A groups of 50 climbers, mostly Nepali Sherpas, were hit by an avalanche at more than 20,000 feet, according to Tilak Ram Pandey, a spokesperson...

2014-04-15 23:06:06

Non-Profit Program Focuses On Inspiring and Mentoring Kids Through Sports New York, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Up2Us (up2us.org), a national not-for-profit organization leading the movement to promote sports as the solution to the critical challenges facing America’s youth, announced today the launch of its Ambassador Program and the signing of World Champion Rock Climber, Sasha DiGiulian, as its first Ambassador. Up2Us’ Ambassador Program offers professional athletes and coaches the...

2014-03-20 23:29:24

Fitness enthusiasts looking for a new and challenging workout can now climb, do vertical, suspension, and resistance training all at one station Lancaster, PA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 The Freedom Climber is an innovative rotating climbing wall that provides all the benefits of climbing in a safe and fun environment. It is the climber’s weight and action of climbing that causes the rotation. A non-motorized mechanism controls the rotational speed. As the climber climbs upward, the rotating...

2014-02-15 23:01:19

Grappone is hosting a contest to give away a two-month membership to Evo Rock in Concord, NH. Concord, NH (PRWEB) February 15, 2014 Grappone Automotive Group is giving away a two-month gym membership to Evo Rock, Concord, NH’s newest indoor rock climbing facility. Along with the two-month membership, the winner will also receive five guest passes so they can bring their family or friends along. This prize is valued at $315. In order to enter the contest, entrants must Like Grappone...

2014-01-22 23:30:03

Rock Climb Every Day, LLC, a locally owned and operated outdoor rock climbing school focused on novice climbers, announces its recent launch. Valley Village, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Rock Climb Every Day, LLC (RCED) uses the world-class climbing spots of Southern California to teach fundamental rock climbing skills and safety basics. Olga Strickland, owner of RCED, enthuses, “I wanted to share my love of rock climbing and give those who are starting out a positive, safe experience....

2013-11-26 23:00:41

New product available for climbing walls up to 65 feet. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Head Rush Technologies today announces the launch of the TRUBLUE XL Auto Belay. Using the same magnetic eddy current braking technology as the market-leading TRUBLUE Auto Belay, the TRUBLUE XL accommodates climbing walls as high as 65 feet (19.8 meters). "I love the TRUBLUE XL Auto Belays. I find them amazing for training on tall walls and for warming up," said Evan Race of Brooklyn...

2013-10-16 23:35:55

This industry slipped during the recession but has since lifted itself up, bolstered by rising disposable income and falling unemployment. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Indoor Climbing Walls industry to its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 The Indoor Climbing Walls industry slipped during the recession but has since lifted itself up, bolstered by rising disposable income and falling unemployment....

2013-10-14 23:25:21

The Nail Bending Ebook, developed by Jedd Johson, is a newly updated program that teaches people innovative ways and techniques on how to improve grip strength effectively. A full overview of The Nail Bending Ebook on the site Vkoolelite indicates if this program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 The Nail Bending Ebook is a breakthrough program generated by Jedd Johson, who promises to teach people how to improve grip strength with ease right from the privacy of their...

2013-10-02 23:32:21

Fitness enthusiasts can now climb and do a mixture of resistance, suspension, and vertical training all in the privacy and convenience of their home. (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Terry McCall, inventor of the Freedom Climber (a non-motorized rotating climbing wall which has been featured on Extreme Makeover Home Edition and the DIY network’s Man Cave), has expanded the function of his unique wall system to include resistance training, body weight suspension training and vertical training....


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin