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It’s a Girl!!!

It's a Girl!!!

Our little girl is here! Roxanne and I are so happy to announce the birth of our daughter, who arrived a little early last night but safe and sound and very healthy. Mom and (more)

San Antonio Ski Hut Work Party

San Antonio Ski Hut Work Party

I've got to hand it to the folks who manage the San Antonio Ski Hut: not only have they rebranded work as fun, but they actually get you to pay them while you do it. Tom (more)

Avalanche Rescue Course – Overview

Avalanche Rescue Course - Overview

Last Sunday I participated in a one-day avalanche rescue course offered by the Southern California National Ski Patrol. This course was specifically intended for rescue (more)

Dept. of Propaganda: BPA Facts.org

Dept. of Propaganda: BPA Facts.org

Perhaps by now you've heard the radio spot on KFI AM 640: A concerned female voice warns consumers: 'Soon, many common everyday products could disappear from grocery store (more)

LA Climber Among K2 Survivors

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On August 1, 2008, Hermosa Beach climber Nicholas Rice awoke after a freezing night at Camp IV and made his way to just below the "Bottleneck". Rice, 23, was attempting to (more)

Mountain High Avalanches – Incident Report

Mountain High Avalanches - Incident Report

This morning, I spoke with Jeff Pierce, who was the Site Commander for two of the three avalanches that took place in the vicinity of Mountain High ski area on 25 January 2008 (more)

3 Avalanche Fatalaties in San Gabriel Mts.

3 Avalanche Fatalaties in San Gabriel Mts.

Three people died yesterday in at least two separate avalanches near Mountain High ski resort, in the San Gabriel Mountains. According to the (more)

“I am a Lucky Man…”

“I am a Lucky Man…”

"I am a lucky man," Hillary told an interviewer after the Everest climb. "I have had a dream and it has come true, and that is not a thing that happens often to (more)

Greenland Uncertainty

Greenland Uncertainty

The New York Times has a front-page article today on the melting of Greenland's ice. Greenland (more)

Barcroft Research Lab Open House

Barcroft Research Lab Open House

If you're free this Sunday, August 5, you might enjoy paying a visit to the University of California's Barcroft Research Station. They're having their annual open house, (more)

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