Some Volunteers are all-too-familiar with what the Mountaineers are capable of.
Hopes of finding more survivors from Italy’s powerful earthquake faded on Friday, with the death toll rising to 278 and the rescue operation in some of the stricken areas called off. Three days after the quake struck the mountainous heart of the country, sniffer dogs and emergency crews continued to scour the town of Amatrice, […]
Two Brooklyn yeshiva students who disappeared in Bear Mountain State Park were found Friday morning after a frantic overnight search.
Courtesy of the Humane Society of the United States As anyone who has visited Tennessee will tell you, it is a beautiful state with many tourist attractions including the Smoky Mountains, Graceland, Beale Street, Dollywood and the Grand Ole Opry. Show More Summary
The entrance to the Bhaja caves in Maharashtra state, India. (All Photos Courtesy of David Efurd) Two thousand years ago, merchants traversed the monumental Western Ghats to reach India’s busiest ports. This sprawling mountain rangeShow More Summary
When it comes to ancient things, the United States has Europe beat on one front: A bristlecone pine found in California's White Mountains was shown to be more than 5,000 years old, an age that dwarfs what was on Monday announced as Europe's oldest officially dated tree. "Adonis," a...
Ooty is a popular hill station in the Nilgiri district and state of Tamil Nadu in the south India. And called the ‘Queen of Hill Stations’ Ooty is famous for natural beauty and blue mountain. And there is a more tourist attraction place in Ooty Like Hills and The View, Botanical Garden, Kalhatty Falls And […]
"Men hang out their signs indicative of their respective trades; shoemakers hang out a gigantic shoe; jewelers a monster watch, and the dentist hangs out a gold tooth; but in the mountains of New Hampshire, God Almighty has hung out a sign to show that there He makes men." Daniel Webster...
Firefighters gained ground on Friday against a wildfire burning in a Southern California mountain pass that has forced tens of thousands of residents to flee and destroyed about 100 homes, officials said. The Blue Cut fire, named for a narrow gorge near its origin in the Cajon Pass about 75 miles...
As many as 82,000 people have been told to evacuate from the mountain communities in Southern California as a massive wildfire continues "raging unchecked," according to state officials.
State officials are proposing numerous new hiking, mountain biking and cross-country ski trails in the southern Adirondacks.
Global demand for avocados is fueling deforestation in central Mexico due to high price the fruits fetch. In the mountains of Michoacan, the state that produces the majority of Mexico's avocados, farmers have illegally destroyed swathes...Show More Summary
Formerly used to house shepherds and animals, the two-story stone building is tucked away in a hard-to-reach location inside the mountain town of Corniglio. When Studio Contini was tapped for the project, the building was in a state of severe degradation. Show More Summary
Good morning. It is Tuesday, Aug. 9. Here's what is happening in the Golden State: TOP STORIES Bear break-in A bear repeatedly broke into a woman’s cabin in the San Bernardino County mountain community of Forest Falls. Fearful for her children, she got a permit and had the bear killed the next...
Good morning. It is Wednesday, Aug. 3. There’s a castle for sale at the base of the San Bernardino Mountains. Yes, the home includes a drawbridge. Here's what else is happening in the Golden State: TOP STORIES Concert safety Raves used to be held in the heart of Los Angeles, but concerns over drug...
The grizzly bear is on the California Flag even though the last grizzly bear to inhabit California was killed in 1924. The Center for biological Diversity is making a push to reintroduce the species in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. To create some awar… Read The post Gay California Bear Petitions for Place on the State Flag: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
A hailstorm in July might not be that unusual in some parts of the country. But the storms that struck late last week in several Rocky Mountain states and parts of Canada left behind enough frozen water to give the illusion of a very early winter. Colorado Springs was hit particularly hard on Thursday. Show More Summary
Recently my family and I spent a weekend in the Catskill Mountains in the New York State. Even though we've lived in Connecticut for the past thirteen years, we've never visited that area and we've only heard of it in passing from some...Show More Summary
In a bunker hidden deep within the Rocky Mountains, heads of state from around the globe meet to decide if the weapon should be released one more time. A military leader says that the time to strike is now. A prime minister reminds him what happened the last time the ... More »