News from the Field

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Hikers Rescued From Longs Peak

Two hikers were rescued by rangers in Rocky Mountain National Park after mistakenly climbing a technical route on Longs Peak and becoming stuck on a ledge. The unnamed men set out to climb the... Read More

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NYC Bike-Share Postponed Until March

New York City’s bike-share program was supposed to launch at the end of last month. Now, after much hedging, officials say it won’t be ready to go until next spring, citing ongoing... Read More

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70-Year-Old Climber Survives Week in Crevasse

A 70-year-old German man survived six days in a crevasse in the Austrian Alps by rationing a bar of chocolate and drinking glacial melt. The man had been touring the Schrankogel mountain without a... Read More

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Giant Catfish Ransacks Home

A marauding giant catfish ransacked the home of a Chinese couple in Xinjiang Province after they briefly left the door open before heading out for work. When Xu Xianmin and his wife returned home... Read More

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Top Cycling Sponsor Can't Meet Financial Obligations

One of U.S. cycling’s biggest sponsors, Exergy Development Group, owes hundreds of thousands of dollars in unpaid sponsorship invoices and is now facing potential legal action. If Exergy... Read More