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Friday 29 September 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Climbing

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Covid-19: 881 more deaths in the UK as death toll approaches 8,000
The 881 new deaths is fewer than the rise of 938 that was reported yesterday.
Tributes paid to Irish climber who died descending Europe's tallest peak
Alan Mahon (40) from Monasterevin was a member of a party of ten climbers who were climbing Mount Elbrus.
Three world-renowned mountaineers die during avalanche in ascent of Canadian peak
They were attempting to climb the east face of Howse Pass, an isolated and highly difficult route.
Breakdancing proposed as new sport for 2024 Olympics
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) must now consider the proposal and come to a decision by December 2020.
A climber who lost both legs to frostbite is hoping to finally conquer Everest
A ban on blind and double amputee climbers has been overturned.
Ireland up to 31st in latest Fifa world rankings
A dramatic fall for Egypt has benefited Martin O’Neill’s men.
Three people rescued off Carrauntoohil in wintry conditions
It’s the fourth callout for the Kerry Mountain Rescue Team since Christmas.
Prepping for Everest from your bed: The controversial way to summit in 35 days
The use of a hypoxic tent is becoming popular, but some climbers aren’t
Three climbers die on Everest in the space of three days
The latest fatality is an Indian climber.
Bodies of two men found 16 years after avalanche in the Himalayas
Alex Lowe was regarded as the greatest climber of his generation when he died in 1999, alongside cinematographer David Bridges.
Ireland's Ice Queen Eimir McSwiggan on scaling brave new heights
Eimir McSwiggan was a qualified architect but now she’s making her name on the ice climbing world cup circuit.
Boy who broke his ankle and elbow while rock climbing awarded €41,000
The court heard the boy had felt stiffness and discomfort in his left foot and ankle for some time after the accident.
PHOTOS: Two friends climbed the world's scariest landmarks and put it all on Instagram
Tourists who stripped naked on a Malaysian mountain blamed for earthquake and now facing jail
Four have been arrested with police officers saying they “will catch” six more.
137 stranded on mountain top after earthquake
There are reports of one death on the mountain.
These speed climbers could have dominated Gladiators back in the day
Three, two…. oh, they’re at the top.
Women rescued from cold and foggy Kerry mountain have their phone to thank
The walkers became disorientated during their descent.
Here are 4 'Mad March' fitness ideas you should try for the coming month
Spring is in the air so it’s time to shake off the last of the winter cobwebs.
Climbers stuck on ledge sparks dramatic rescue on Carrauntoohil
A mountain rescue team had to be airlifted to the summit to reach the climbers.
Want to know what it's like to climb Donegal's snowy mountains? Step this way...
A group of climbers recorded their ascent last week.
Yosemite duo complete world's most difficult climb... free-climbing (yikes)
A crowd of friends and well-wishers were waiting for them.
How many of these Irish mountains can you climb over Christmas?
See you at the summit of Lugnaquilla?
Resurrection: The five-metre cross on Carrauntoohil has been put back up
The cross at the summit has been in place since 1976.
Ireland's Dan Martin up to sixth at the Vuelta
Meanwhile Alberto Contador tightened his grip on the race.
Everest on speed: Summit expert will take you to the top of the world in six weeks
The best way to climb Everest is to do it fast,” says Adrian Ballinger.
Man who scaled the Brooklyn Bridge "for fun" has been charged
Yaroslav Kolchin took some pictures from the top before coming down.
Man in 50s found dead in Galway mountains
The man’s body was discovered yesterday evening.
Dozens of climbers scale four Irish peaks in one weekend
The event was in support of homelessness charity Focus Ireland.
Sherpas fear for their livelihoods as Everest 'shuts down'
The deadly avalanche of 18 April led to labour dispute and a closure of the mountain route.
Extract: '8,848 metres and I’m sitting on the summit of the world’
Twenty years ago this week, Dawson Stelfox became the first Irish person to reach the summit of Mount Everest. This extract from Everest Calling: The Irish Journey, chronicles the last leg of this challenging expedition.
'Terrifying' brawl between climbers on Everest
Sherpas had advised Europeans not to climb a new “undisclosed” route, but eyewitness says climbers ignored request.
Here's what it looks like to fall 100ft down a mountainside
In the first person.
Ian McKeever: Taoiseach's message of condolence recalls 'passionate' adventurer
Enda Kenny said McKeever was a passionate adventurer who was “driven in his belief that everybody can achieve their potential”.
The Daily Fix: Monday
Your nightly round-up of the day’s biggest news stores…
Three climbers die on Mount Everest, two still missing
The three climbers were descending the mountain when a wind storm hit the mountain.
On the up: Masters champion Watson climbs to Number 4 in world rankings
The golfer from Bagdad … Florida has broken into the Top 10 for the first time while our Rory remains second.
Tiger jumps to 21st in rankings - as Rory McIlroy remains in second
McIlroy can catch Donald in the European Tour money list race by winning in Dubai this week – and hoping the Englishman finishes outside the top nine.
Man dies after fall on Croagh Patrick
The body of the man in his 60s was discovered by climbers on the Mayo mountain this afternoon.
YouTube Top 10: because trikes are that extreme
Also in this week’s countdown: booty-shaking LPGA golfers, Ben Foden’s cringe-proof rapping and Roberto Soldado out-Fernandoing a certain Chelsea striker.
Memorial service held for lost Irish Everest climber
Tributes are paid to John Delaney in Co Laois, as his wife describes losing her “husband, hero and best friend”.