Gigi Wu: 'Bikini hiker' dies on solo Taiwan climb despite search efforts:
A Taiwanese hiker known for posting bikini clad photos from mountain summits has died after falling into a ravine during a solo trek.
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This new bike trail will connect 8 European countries
The Trans Dinarica provides a corridor to cities, remote mountain villages, and ancient traditions.
The Trans Dinarica, a new cross-border cycling route, presently connects Slovenia, Croatia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The route’s final goal—as the biking network’s organizers are quick to point out—is to traverse all eight countries in the Western Balkans and eventually encompass Montenegro, Albania, Kosovo, Serbia, and Macedonia.
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Ski Mountaineering World Cup 2019 gets off to a blazing start at Bischofshofen in Austria
Bischofshofen in Austria hosted the first stage of the Ski Mountaineering World Cup. 2019.Robert Antonioli and Marianne Fatton won the Sprint race, while the Individual race was won by Michele Boscacci and Axelle Mollaret.
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