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Take Your Balls And Go Home: The World’s Most Dangerous Hiking Trail

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Mount Hua, or Hua Shan, or Xiyue located near the city of Huayin in Shaanxi province, about 120 kilometres (75 mi) east of Xi’an. It is one of China’s Five Great Mountains, and has a long history of religious significance. Originally classified as having three peaks, in modern times the mountain is classified as five main peaks, of which the highest is the South Peak at 2,154.9 metres (7,070 ft). Continue reading »

Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race In Alaska, Part 2

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Friday, March 13, 2015, Mitch Seavey’s lead dogs with frosty whiskers at the Huslia, Alaska, checkpoint for the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. (Photo by Loren Holmes/AP Photo/Alaska Dispatch News)
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Popular Trail Closed After Two Giant Sequoias Fall

One of two downed trees lies across the popular Trail of 100 Giants at Sequoia National Forest, California, temporarily closing the trail. The Forest Service said the downed trees were reported Friday and no one was injured. Officials are still working to determine the ages of the trees and why they fell. Some of the giant trees in that area are 245 feet tall and have diameters of 18 feet. (Sequoia National Forest via AP) Continue reading »