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ARTICLES BY DATEClimber arrested for allegedly killing friend with claw hammer in Md. parkBy Nayana Davis, The Baltimore Sun January 15, 2014A Virginia rock climber was arrested on Jan. 8 after police accused him of killing a friend by striking him in the head with a claw hammer at a Maryland park in late December. David DiPaolo, 31, of Bristow, Va. faces a manslaughter charge in connection with the death of Geoffrey Farrar, 69, of Arlington, Va. Dec. 28 near a Potomac River tributary at the base of a rock face at the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historic Park in Bethesda.9 climbers reported dead on Pakistan mountainBy New York Times News Service August 4, 2008ISLAMABAD, Pakistan At least nine climbers were reported dead yesterday on K2, the world’s second highest mountain, after an avalanche struck them on a steep gully at a height of about 27,000 feet, just below the summit, mountaineering officials said. Those who died included South Koreans and Nepalese, the Pakistani television station ARY reported. Serbian, Norwegian, Dutch and French climbers were also near the summit, according to ARY. Other climbers are believed missing. The opening of a new, 6,217 square foot store in the Towson mall continues the Alameda,
Calif., based chain’s expansion into key markets. Shoppers who stop in this weekend can enter to win a $400 store shopping spree. North Face, a division of VF OutdoorInc., helps outfit climbers, mountaineers, snowsport athletes and endurance athletes, and sells its products at sporting good retailers as well as in its branded stores.Area climber’s no stranger to riskBy Candus Thomson and Candus Thomson,SUN STAFF June 26, 2005Maryland mountaineer Chris Warner is already a seasoned adventurer. Next, he also might get to play one on TV. The Annapolis resident, who in 2001 conquered Mount Everest, the world’s tallest mountain, is taking aim this summer at No. 2, the much deadlier K2. He set off this past week for the Pakistan China border, and is expected to return in August. Swanson Jr., climber, mountain guide, at age 25Kent P. Swanson Jr., a 25 year old mountain guide who grew up in Baltimore County and found his calling rescuing wayward skiers and climbers in the American West, was killed in a helicopter crash Jan. tomorrow at St. Wind gusts of up to 70 mph and blinding snow kept search and rescue teams about 4,000 feet below the last known location of three hikers missing near the summit of Oregon’s Mount Hood yesterday, officials said. “Man and machine are at their limits there,
” said Capt. Christopher Bernard with the Air Force Reserve’s 304th Rescue Squadron.