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#Mountain Climbing

# mountain-climbing - This year 2022

People 'putting safety at risk' by climbing scenic peaks just for Instagram likes
# Not Prepared
# Not Prepared

People 'putting safety at risk' by climbing scenic peaks just for Instagram likes

Jun 25th 2022, 8:10 AM 35,785 Views 26 Comments

Gerry Christie, from Kerry Mountain Rescue, said climbers often don’t have the proper equipment when climbing.

# mountain-climbing - All time

'He lived life to the fullest': Tributes to man who died after fall on Carrauntoohil
# Kerry
# Kerry

'He lived life to the fullest': Tributes to man who died after fall on Carrauntoohil

May 13th 2019, 6:04 PM 27,411 Views 6 Comments

Ger Duffy was described as a kind man who would help anyone.

A Dublin man has reached South America's highest peak, after being forced to turn back last year
# Mental Health Campaign
# Mental Health Campaign

A Dublin man has reached South America's highest peak, after being forced to turn back last year

Feb 2nd 2019, 6:00 PM 20,492 Views 11 Comments

Mahon is doing the climb to raise awareness for the mental health charity Grow

Nine climbers killed in freak accident on rarely climbed Himalayan mountain
# Mountain Climbing
# Mountain Climbing

Nine climbers killed in freak accident on rarely climbed Himalayan mountain

Oct 14th 2018, 7:52 AM 28,500 Views 16 Comments

It is the deadliest incident to hit Nepal’s mountaineering industry since 2014.

'Where's this nutter going with the washing machine?' - a Waterford man and his unique climb of Kilimanjaro
# Carrying The Load
From The42
# Carrying The Load

'Where's this nutter going with the washing machine?' - a Waterford man and his unique climb of Kilimanjaro

May 25th 2017, 3:00 PM 21,267 Views 17 Comments

Enda O’Doherty aims to climb 19,340 ft summit next month to raise awareness about mental health.

Irishman who climbed Everest speaks about passing bodies at the summit
# Summit Happens
# Summit Happens

Irishman who climbed Everest speaks about passing bodies at the summit

May 19th 2017, 8:55 PM 120,763 Views 54 Comments

John Burke says the final night was “hell on earth”.

Bodies of two men found 16 years after avalanche in the Himalayas
# Sishapangma
# Sishapangma

Bodies of two men found 16 years after avalanche in the Himalayas

May 2nd 2016, 2:12 PM 35,435 Views 19 Comments

Alex Lowe was regarded as the greatest climber of his generation when he died in 1999, alongside cinematographer David Bridges.

Rescuers reach woman stranded overnight on Kerry mountain
# On The Edge
# On The Edge

Rescuers reach woman stranded overnight on Kerry mountain

Oct 28th 2014, 9:17 AM 18,395 Views 29 Comments

The alarm was first raised yesterday afternoon.

Climber falls down 70ft crevasse, rescued after asking for help on Facebook
# STrength
From The Daily Edge
# STrength

Climber falls down 70ft crevasse, rescued after asking for help on Facebook

May 23rd 2014, 6:00 PM 29,046 Views 27 Comments

The climber was stranded for 19 hours before help arrived.

Interview: Pat Falvey on The Summit –  It’s a story about eleven dreamers that died that day
# Opinion
# Opinion

Interview: Pat Falvey on The Summit – It’s a story about eleven dreamers that died that day

Nov 22nd 2013, 7:00 PM 709 Views 13 Comments

In 2008, tragedy struck on K2 when 11 people died and the catastrophe set in motion an international media storm, with countless different stories emerging. The new movie and book, The Summit, attempts to set to the record straight, says Pat Falvey.

K2 film reveals Irish climber’s fatal decision to help endangered climbers
# The Summit
From The42
# The Summit

K2 film reveals Irish climber’s fatal decision to help endangered climbers

Sep 10th 2013, 5:00 PM 25,198 Views 28 Comments

The Summit tells the story of a tragic expedition in 2008 that cost 11 climbers their lives.

'Terrifying' brawl between climbers on Everest
# Fight At A Height
# Fight At A Height

'Terrifying' brawl between climbers on Everest

Apr 29th 2013, 12:23 PM 24,889 Views 41 Comments

Sherpas had advised Europeans not to climb a new “undisclosed” route, but eyewitness says climbers ignored request.

Ian McKeever: Taoiseach's message of condolence recalls 'passionate' adventurer
# Tributes
# Tributes

Ian McKeever: Taoiseach's message of condolence recalls 'passionate' adventurer

Jan 3rd 2013, 1:23 PM 7,020 Views 10 Comments

Enda Kenny said McKeever was a passionate adventurer who was “driven in his belief that everybody can achieve their potential”.

278km later... Charity climber completes 365-day trek of Croagh Patrick
# Top Man
From The Daily Edge
# Top Man

278km later... Charity climber completes 365-day trek of Croagh Patrick

Jun 4th 2011, 1:37 PM 849 Views 5 Comments

Matt Loughrey has climbed Croagh Patrick every day for the last 364 days. Today he finishes a mammoth charity climb.

Memorial service held for lost Irish Everest climber
# R.I.P.
# R.I.P.

Memorial service held for lost Irish Everest climber

May 28th 2011, 2:25 PM 607 Views 0 Comments

Tributes are paid to John Delaney in Co Laois, as his wife describes losing her “husband, hero and best friend”.

Tragic Everest climber did not know of daughter's birth
# Tragic
# Tragic

Tragic Everest climber did not know of daughter's birth

May 25th 2011, 8:47 AM 820 Views 4 Comments

John Delaney, the Irishman who died while trying to reach the summit of Mount Everest last weekend, did not know that his wife had given birth to a little girl in the days before his death.

Man injured on Kerry mountains
# Kerry Mountains
# Kerry Mountains

Man injured on Kerry mountains

Jul 26th 2010, 4:25 PM 141 Views 0 Comments