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Senior climbers ushered in era of hot-shot mountaineers

Senior climbers ushered in era of hot-shot mountaineers

Two Spokane Mountaineers have lofty senior status for their role in taking a couple of upstart climbers under their wings 50 years ago and launching them toward the top of the world.

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Bill Fix, Joe Collins

Bill Fix, Joe Collins

Spokane Mountaineers Bill Fix, left, and Joe Collins in the 1960s mentored teenagers John Roskelley and Chris Kopczynski, who advanced to become world-class climbers. 

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Crews reroute Camp Senia Trail; Beartooth winter courses offered and more tree skiing at Big Sky

Crews reroute Camp Senia Trail; Beartooth winter courses offered and more tree skiing at Big Sky

A new section was added to the Camp Senia Trail above West Red Lodge Creek this summer that will save hikers from needing to drop into, and then climb out of, the drainage.

September 15, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Cody Ice Festival marks 15 years of climbing frozen falls

Cody Ice Festival marks 15 years of climbing frozen falls

CODY, Wyo. — Mountaineer Don Foote still remembers the first frozen waterfall he climbed in the South Fork Valley east of Yellowstone National Park.

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Climbing Wyoming’s Grand Teton requires fitness, preparation

Climbing Wyoming’s Grand Teton requires fitness, preparation

Climbing the 13,776-foot tall Grand Teton peak is on many outdoor adventurers’ bucket lists.

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MSU professor tells students about Everest trip

MSU professor tells students about Everest trip

BOZEMAN — Even on Mount Everest, people see evidence of climate change.

June 01, 2012 8:45 pm Photos

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Deadline extended to sign up for rappel off First Interstate building

The deadline to sign up for a rappelling fundraiser has been extended.

August 17, 2011 11:05 amLoading…
Airplane recovery

Airplane recovery

Eddy Schumacher, left, and Juan Laden wait to board the Huey helicopter and enter the Wyoming wilderness in an attempt to extract a downed aircraft off a mountain at 9,000 feet.

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Author collects summits in 'Peakbagging Montana'

MISSOULA — Cedron Jones has little interest in summit registers. In Montana alone, he’s ignored about 1,200 of them.

May 08, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

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