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2013-07-24 12:27:31

The World's Most Famous Extreme Climber Takes the Next Ultimate Challenge in Live Climb with Alex Honnold,Airing This Fall WASHINGTON, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the recent Emmy nomination for National Geographic Channel's (NGC's) exclusive, headline-grabbing live event, Space Dive with Felix Baumgartner, NGC President Howard T. Owens announced today the network's next awe-inspiring stunt: a live telecast of acclaimed rock climbing superstar Alex Honnold's...

2013-06-20 12:29:24

Sender One Indoor Rock Climbing Facility Kicked off its Grand Opening with a Weekend of Fun-Filled Festivities IRVINE, Calif., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanuk, a division of Deckers Outdoor Corporation (NASDAQGS: DECK), celebrated the grand opening of Sender One Climbing, the first-ever indoor rock climbing gym owned and designed by Sanuk ambassador and world-renowned rock climber, Chris Sharma. With the official opening taking place on Saturday, June 15, the Santa Ana, Calif....

2013-06-03 23:04:03

Newest product of indoor climbing wall construction experts to provide climbing wall operators with economical alternative to the company´s premium seamless High Performance System Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Eldorado Climbing Walls, the expert in rock climbing wall design and construction, is proud to announce they will be debuting their newest product, USA Wall, at this year´s Climbing Wall Summit here in Boulder, Colorado. A Lead Sponsor of the conference, Eldorado...

2013-05-10 23:21:48

With the recent completion of a beautiful new beachfront villa, an array of magnificent limestone cliffs and long sandy beaches, the Krabi province of Thailand guarantees a perfect holiday for climbing devotees. Krabi, Thailand (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Situated in the heart of southern Thailand, Krabi has an abundance of climbs that will please both established climbers and beginners wanting to get a taste of this exciting sport. The most popular climbing areas are Ao Nang, Ton Sai and Railay,...

2012-12-18 05:00:37

Rope Access Recruiting helps job seekers find the career that suit them. Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa (PRWEB) December 17, 2012 Popularity for rope access is on the rise! Technicians are now needed in window washing, offshore oil rigs, heavy construction, wind turbine repair, outside building repair, bridge repair and pretty much any industry that involves places that are hard to reach. The introduction of the technician has opened a fairly new industry that is cheaper and safer...

2012-06-02 23:01:08

Little girl falls 18 feet from a mobile climbing wall during a carnival at the Miami Marlins Stadium. Newcastle, CA (PRWEB) June 02, 2012 The Miami Marlins have been busy filtering questions from a climbing wall accident that caused an 11-year-old girl to fall 18 feet to the ground. News stations across the nation have been reporting the horrific video footage showing a climbing wall drop a little girl to the concrete floor, resulting in a concussion and serious back trauma. It was...

2012-04-26 02:30:59

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Charlotte's best tree climbers will be going go out on a limb this weekend - with a boost from Husqvarna. The Charlotte Arborists Association's Annual Tree Climbing Competition will feature 50 of the area's finest arborists, scaling up and down trees as they vie for the title of Master Tree Climbing Champion, as well as cash and prizes from Husqvarna. The Charlotte-based company, the world's largest producer of outdoor power products, is...

2012-04-18 14:21:06

((AIM Ticker: LND.L)) THUNDER BAY, ON, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - (Highlights:) -- The current drilling campaign on the eastern section of the B4-7 deposit has significantly enhanced the volume of B4-7 massive sulphide mineralisation within the upper 150-metre portion of the deposit along 475 metres of strike. -- Drilling has consistently intersected massive sulphide mineralisation, including drill-hole 0412-378...

2012-04-15 18:20:41

TORONTO, April 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Gran Colombia Gold Corp. (TSX: GCM, GCM.WT, GCM.NT.U) is pleased to report a new Mineral Resource estimate for its Carla Mine in Colombia prepared by SRK Consulting (UK) Ltd. -- Carla Mine: 59,000 ounces of gold in the Indicated category (0.25 Mt at a grade of 7.5 g/t) and an additional 54,000 ounces of gold in the Inferred category (0.34 Mt at a grade of 4.9 g/t) at a cut-off grade of 3.0 g/t gold....

2011-09-15 08:00:00

SHELBURNE, Vt., Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Paradox Sports, a community of disabled athletes empowering the pursuit of a life of excellence through human-powered outdoor sports, is partnering with Mammut, The Access Fund, and Mountain Gear to promote the vision of open mountain access for all. Beginning September 16th, Paradox athletes will climb three of the most classic and coveted peaks in the US - Washington's Mt. Baker and Utah's Castleton Tower in September 2011 and New...