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Night Climbing

Why should Thomas Mailaender, a contemporary artist known for his impudent provocations, want to present us with photographs of students climbing on the roofs and walls of colleges at the University of Cambridge in the mid-i930s?

The Night Climbers of Cambridge was first published in 1937, by Chatto & Windus, a respectable publishing house in London. (The book, illustrated with photographs, was recently reissued by Oleander Press.) Mailaender, attracted by this peculiar venture, bought the original pictures and assembled them as a traveling exhibition. An odd choice, at first sight, but Mailaender has always been attracted by makeshift spoofs and

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In Kharkov, a monument to Vladimir Vysotsky and a new climbing wall

In Kharkiv, the grand opening of the memorial complex "Vertical", which includes a monument to the legendary poet, artist and actor Vladimir Vysotsky and climbing wall. 

The opening ceremony was attended by the Deputy Head of Kharkiv Regional State Administration Yuriy Sapronov, the mayor of Kharkiv Gennady Kernes and son Nikita Vysotsky Vladimir Vysotsky.

A rock climbers and mountaineers Kharkov triumph — they have their modern rock-climbing wall! On the stand also provides training plane for ice climbers. Already on August 23-24 at the climbing gym "Vertical" held its first event — Cup Climbing

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DVVKU prepared for troop commanders mountain divisions

Far Higher Military Command School (Military Institute), the Marshal KK Rokossovskogo, formed in 1940, as part of its anniversary, one hundredth of the account, issuing officers sent to the troops in "Use of motorized rifle divisions (mountain)."

 During the training, cadets ‘mountaineers’ to climb Mount Elbrus, were climbing training camps "Bezengi", "Dzhantugan", "Ulla-Tau", in the Eastern Sayan Mountains, on the military range DTV, visited the mountain of the armed forces of India, have been trained in mountain brigades of the Southern Military District. As a result of training prepared dozens of instructors and mountain training athletes

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Krasnoyarsk climber became world champion

Krasnoyarsk Julia Liovochkin athlete has won the World Cup climbing competition in the speed and set a new world record. 12th IAAF World climbing took place from 12 to 16 September in Paris. The competition was attended by 600 athletes from 58 countries. In the national team of Russia were 34 climbers, including six students Krasnoyarsk SDYUSSHOR them. VG Putintseva: Julia Liovochkin, Xenia Polekhina, Anna Tsiganova, Olga Bibik, Viktor Kozlov and Galina Terentyeva.

Julia Liovochkin became world champion in speed climbing and set a new world record — 8.37 seconds. The last time the Krasnoyarsk sportsmen have won

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Krasnoyarsk climber won the gold World Championship

Krasnoyarsk athlete Anna Emetc won the championship of the world of rock climbing among the older girls.

Climbing World Championship was held from August 29 to September 1 in Singapore. The competition was attended by 538 athletes from 45 countries around the world aged between 14 and 19 years old. In the national team of Russia were 45 athletes, including eight students Krasnoyarsk SDYUSSHOR them. VG Putintseva: Anna Emetc, Simon Chesnokov, Anna Tsiganova, Olga Schelnikova, Andrew Shahin, Valentin Konovalov, Maria and Daniel Musienko Cats. Anna Emetc won in speed climbing among the older girls.

Semen Chesnokov won the silver medal

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Novosibirsk climber conquered the highest point in North America — the peak of Mount McKinley

Anatoly Bulychov, climbing Mount McKinley

McKinley — a long-standing dream of Anatoly Bulycheva. Gore, who dreamed of.

Anatoly Bulichev, climber, "McKinley — the tops of the north in the Arctic Circle, is famous for extreme temperatures, storms. Iconic mountain. And plus, Alaska — an outstanding district, it at least once in life you have to visit."

Anatoly ascended to the summit twice. First time on a relatively simple classical route and the second on the complex West Ridge. All of the Alpine-style: no tents, sleeping bags, no intermediate camps. Completely autonomously. Relying only on

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In Tomsk, built the Olympic 11 meters high climbing wall

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In Tomsk, November 26, 2011 in the sports body of the Polytechnic University of the opening of the certified professional climbing wall, which after renovation was the only indoor climbing wall in the Urals Olympic level.

Olympic track at high speed 11 meters will soon begin to train the Russian national team athletes from all over Siberia. An alternative is the Tomsk climbing wall in Krasnoyarsk, but it is located in the open, that in a Siberian climate significantly reduces the time for training.

At the opening of climbing walls TPU held "Open Cup Tomsk

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Opened the first in the Far East for military mountaineers climbing wall

Only in the Far East for training cadets climbing wall rock climbing training and opened in the Far Higher Military Command School in the Amur region, said Tuesday the Eastern Military District.

"This is the only facility in the Far East. Climbing wall area is about 70 square meters, height of 7 meters. Design to create a unique set of four runs of varying difficulty, and you can independently change the terrain and lift height",- According to a press release.

It is located in the room and allows for lessons at any time of the year.

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Novosibirsk climber conquered the highest point in North America — the peak of Mount McKinley

Anatoly Bulychov, climbing Mount McKinley

McKinley — a long-standing dream of Anatoly Bulycheva. Gore, who dreamed of.

Anatoly Bulichev, climber, "McKinley — the tops of the north in the Arctic Circle, is famous for extreme temperatures, storms. Iconic mountain. And plus, Alaska — an outstanding district, it at least once in life you have to visit."

Anatoly ascended to the summit twice. First time on a relatively simple classical route and the second on the complex West Ridge. All of the Alpine-style: no tents, sleeping bags, no intermediate camps. Completely autonomously. Relying only on

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(ONUA.ORG) — The death of the rover

February 7, 2012 15:42

When twin rovers Spirit and Opportunity arrived on Mars in January 2004, they were, as expected, they will be there a few hundred yards and spend ninety days.

Seven years later, the hardy robots turned out to become two of the greatest explorers of the Cosmic Era, broke dozens of miles, through the hostile deserts, climbing mountains, climbing in and out of craters, and cheating death many times. But received the sad news that while Opportunity continues to roll, Spirit has reached the end of the road. The film tells the

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