Denali National Park joined the US Mint in Healy Alaska this week to celebrate the launch of America the Beautiful quarters honoring Denali National Park. To read more, click here .--Officials from
--A group of artists are displaying pieces of artwork that they have created from trash collected from Mount Everest in Katmandu. Artwork has been created out of everything from discarded oxygen canisters to, torn up tents, to shredded ropes. To read more and to see some photos fo the artwork, click here.
Notes from All Over:
--Patrick Edlinger, a superstar French climber from the 1980s and 1990s died at home on Friday at the age of 52. The cause of death has not yet been released. Edlinger was a leader in the sport climbing and free soloing movements. To read more, click here .
--Wild Country has recently posted a voluntary recall on the Ropeman 3. The device has passed all of its CE requirements, but has been found to be below par for field work. To learn more, click here .
--Should bicycles be allowed on the Pacific Crest Trail? Some people are pushing for this! To read more, click here .
--Haydon Kennedy and Kyle Dempster finished out their Pakistan season with two new routes on two separate peaks in the Karakoram. To read more, click here .
--The Copp-Dash Inspire Award is now accepting applications for small teams who would like to climb remote lines and document their climbs in a creative way. Applications are due by December 31st. To read more, click here .