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2013-06-20 23:27:01

Santiago day trips offered by Chile Montaña this winter season include backcountry skiing in Chile, guided skiing at Chilean ski resorts, rock climbing in Santiago, and trekking adventures in Cerro La Campana National Park. Santiago, Chile (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 With the winter season having begun in Santiago, Chile, Chile Montaña has put together their winter season Santiago day trips schedule. Offering a wide variety of outdoor adventure day trips in and around Santiago this...

2013-06-19 23:03:43

Suunto Ambit 2 Sapphire has been voted the best mountaineering and skiing GPS watch for 2013 by the Heart Rate Watch Company. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 The Suunto Ambit 2 Sapphire has been voted the best mountaineering and alpine skiing watches for 2013 at the Heart Rate Watch Company. "When it comes to mountaineering and skiing our testing grounds here in Montana have a plethora of both", says Rusty Squire, world 12 hour skiing vertical record holder and President of the Heart Rate...

2013-04-22 16:58:56

Afghanistan's geography is dominated by a collection of craggy peaks, the highest–a mountain known as Noshaq–has been measured to 7,492 meters. Consequently, the soldiers on duty in this mountainous terrain must often ascend to great heights as part of their duty. However, quick climbs without adapting to altitude can lead to a condition called acute mountain sickness (AMS), marked by headache, fatigue, gastrointestinal distress, nausea, and insomnia. Conventional knowledge...

2013-03-16 23:03:30

On March 15 competitions took place at the "Rosa Khutor" Alpine Center in the men's giant slalom and the ladies' super-giant slalom, as part of the Alpine Skiing FIS European Cup Final, held by the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee in conjunction with the Russian Federation of Alpine Skiing and Snowboard. (PRWEB) March 16, 2013 On March 15 competitions took place at the "Rosa Khutor" Alpine Center in the men's giant slalom and the ladies' super-giant slalom, as part of the Alpine Skiing FIS...


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  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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