News tagged with climbers

No increased danger after Yosemite rocks fall

A geological analysis Friday found there was no more danger than usual of another giant rock fall after two huge slides, including one involving a slab of granite the size of a 36-story building, occurred this week on the ...

dateSep 30, 2017 in Environment
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Four climbers found dead on Everest

The bodies of four climbers were found inside a tent on Everest, an expedition organiser said Wednesday, taking the death toll on the world's highest peak this spring season to 10.

dateMay 24, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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Theoretical climbing rope could brake falls

University of Utah mathematicians showed it is theoretically possible to design ideal climbing ropes to safely slow falling rock and mountain climbers like brakes decelerate a car. They hope someone develops a material to ...

dateJul 06, 2016 in Mathematics
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