The climber who had fallen in a crack of the Lanín volcano died.

Lanin Volcano - Neuquen, Argentina. The climber who had fallen in a crack of the Lanín volcano died.

Lanin Volcano, Neuquen, Argentina: The climber who had fallen in a crack of the Lanín volcano has died.

Alfredo Navas was 50 years old and had been hanging from the security ropes. I would have died from hypothermia

A 50-year-old climber died this morning after falling into a crevice when he descended from the summit of the Lanín volcano in the province of Neuquén, along with other companions.

Lots of people climb the Lanin volcano, some also ski it down. The climber who had fallen in a crack of the Lanín volcano died.
Lots of people climb the Lanin volcano, some also ski it down. The climber who had fallen in a crack of the Lanín volcano died.

The man had been hanging from the security ropes over the void and was in constant communication with a brigade of rescuers of National Parks, who tried to rescue him by land without success: the mountaineer, identified as Alfredo Nabas, would have died of hypothermia, reported local media.

The operation had begun last Friday at noon. A crew of firefighters from the Department of Fire, Communications and Emergencies (ICE) was climbing the Lanín volcano, while the park rangers of the Tromen section maintained constant communication with the man . They also participated in the operation of particular mountain guides.

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Warren Miller, the ski-movies-guru and pioneer, died at 93 at his Orcas Island home

Warren Miller was the pioneer of the ski films, a real ski movies guru.

I was very sad to hear that Warren A. Miller, the pioneer ski movies filmmaker has passed away yesterday. He was 93, but he did have a great life. He promoted the idea of ‘pure freedom’ that is associated with skiing. He was a self-taught filmmaker who started filming himself for an annual narrated ski movie shown in small theatres. Over the years, he continued narrating all his films, his voice is very warm, and recognisable. He makes fun out of skiing and is ok of making fun out of himself. His company, Warren Miller Entertainment, has produced more than 500 adventure sport films.

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The UK Ice Maiden Women Only British Army team celebrates Antarctica ski record

Ice Maiden Expedition - largest female only group to cross Antarctica from the UK Army

The largest women-only group composed of six women from the British Army was the largest all-female group to ski coast-to-coast across Antarctica.

Ice Maidens - Antarctic crossing. Unsupported, and with only two resupply points along the route, they have carried all the supplies and equipment needed to survive for up to 600km at a time
Ice Maidens – Antarctic crossing. Unsupported, and with only two resupply points along the route, they have carried all the supplies and equipment needed to survive for up to 600km at a time

This expedition started for the Ice Maiden team on 20th November and went on for 1,000-miles, pulling an 80 kg sledge behind them.

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