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  • Nutcracker MTB series, 22 August, Swaledale, North Yorkshire (mountain biking) Mountain bike racing can be gruesome, but the Nutcracker cross-country series includes a "fun" race at each event.

    Five great biking challenges

  • Arum, a Seattle environmental lawyer and avid mountain climber, planned a solo climb of 8,500-foot Storm King Mountain on Aug. 28.

    John Arum Found Dead In Mountains

  •   And the mountain — which in any truly mountainous region would have been called a hill, or a rise — proudly held claim to the nameClear Mountain.

    No One Is Safe

  • The problem seems to arise when that boundless enthusiasm, born out of real joy, gets codified, and what started out as a wondrous road up the mountain suddenly sprouts sign posts proclaiming it The Only Road Up the Mountain.

    Which Martial Art is Best for Me?

  • Stone steps on a walking path ascending the mountain Mountain trails around the retreat make for some great, if steep, walks.

    Shifting Gears

  • The ad with two photographs, the first with the mountain mountain is Himal in Nepali covered by clouds with caption Mountain is blocked ‚Äö√Ѭ∂ and the second without clouds saying ‚Äö√Ѭ∂ but will again be unblocked, is so vivid in meaning that everybody understood the hidden meaning.

    Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » Post-coup: Nepalis blog incognito

  • "I'd better catch him early, or he'll be down the mountain again before cockcrow," said the Master of the Mountain.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • Precious Auntie's father was so talented that patients from the five surrounding mountain villages traveled to the Famous Bonesetter from the Mouth of the Mountain (whose name I will write down, once I remember it).

    The Bonesetter's Daughter

  • Only Horst was still out in it, still scanning the mountain with his vision intensification binoculars, huddled as close as he could get to the field heater, searching for some secret and penetrable entrance into Rourke's Mountain.

    The Arsenal

  • Raising his eyes to the mountain above and the Castle Alamut he resigned himself to whatever fate was in store for him at the hands of the Old Man of the Mountain.

    The Eternal Mercenary

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