Read more about the article App Guide Sent Hiker To His Death
Dmitry Fedyanin, 34, from the city of Siegen, Germany, poses in undated photo. He fell 150 metres (492 feet) down his death after a mobile app led him to a non-existent path on the Alps. (@drnobodyfromnowhere/Newsflash)

App Guide Sent Hiker To His Death

A Russian scientist plunged to his death off an Alpine peak after his hiking app apparently sent him over a mountain precipice. Dr Dmitry Fedyanin's body was found at the…

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Read more about the article Manmade Global Warming Displacing Rare Mountain Plants, Boffins Warn
Image shows plants at the Andes, undated photo. A team of researchers from Vienna, Austria, showed that plant species are spreading to higher elevations, while more and more ancestral mountain plants are being displaced, including by species from Europe in the South American Andes. (Harald Pauli, OeAW/Newsflash)

Manmade Global Warming Displacing Rare Mountain Plants, Boffins Warn

Manmade global warming is causing more and more plant species to migrate to the high Andes and displace rare mountain plants, boffins have revealed. According to a study recently published…

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Read more about the article Driver Has Surprising Encounter With A Giant Panda In The Wild
A tourist finds a wild giant panda in Yaan, Sichuan, China, undated. The panda was climbing up the hill. (1228323931/AsiaWire )

Driver Has Surprising Encounter With A Giant Panda In The Wild

A motorist was paw-sitively stunned to encounter a giant panda in the wild while she was travelling on a mountain road. The unnamed woman came across the rare sight while…

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Read more about the article Italian Climbing Instructor Dies After Tumbling Off 8,800-Foot-High Cliff
Fabio Racanella , 52, poses in undated photo. He died after he died after he sliped descending from the summit of Gran Sasso, Italy. (Newsflash)

Italian Climbing Instructor Dies After Tumbling Off 8,800-Foot-High Cliff

A 52-year-old mountain climbing instructor fell to his death, with other climbers reportedly witnessing him tumble off an 8,800ft cliff in Italy. Victim Fabio Racanella, from the city of Orvieto,…

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Read more about the article Young Climber Plunged To Her Death From Movie Mountain
Giulia Pern, 24, poses in undated photo. She died falling from a hiking trail near the Sacra di San Michele, in Turin, Italy, Tuesday, on May 2, 2023. (Newsflash)

Young Climber Plunged To Her Death From Movie Mountain

A 24-year-old mountain climber plunged more than 130ft to her death as she was hiking on a peak in the Italian Alps with her boyfriend. Victim Giulia Pern's body was…

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Read more about the article Walker Engulfed By Avalanche After Leaving Buddhist Retreat
Image shows Lake Laudach in the town of Gmunden, Upper Austria State, Austria, undated photo. Adriana Jordan Elmore, aged 22, was found dead near the lake on Sunday, April 30, 2023. (Newsflash)

Walker Engulfed By Avalanche After Leaving Buddhist Retreat

A mountain hiker missing since she left a Buddhist retreat two months ago has been found dead after she was apparently swept away by an avalanche. The barefoot body of…

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Read more about the article Mountaineer Found Frozen To Death In Block Of Ice
Max Schroeder, 30, poses in undated photo. He went missing on November 4, in Bubion, Spain, and was found frozen on Mulhacen Mountain, on Wednesday April 5, 2023. (Sos Desaparecidos/Newsflash)

Mountaineer Found Frozen To Death In Block Of Ice

A missing mountaineer wearing just jeans and a T-shirt has been found frozen to death in a block of ice on Spain's highest mountain. Max Schroeder, 30 - missing since…

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Read more about the article Oldest Sea Reptile Found On Arctic Island Mountain
Image shows a reconstruction of the earliest ichthyosaur and the 250-million-year-old ecosystem found on Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway, undated photo. A team of Swedish and Norwegian palaeontologists has discovered remains of the earliest known ichthyosaur or 'fish-lizard' on the remote Arctic island of Spitsbergen. (Esther van Hulsen/Newsflash)

Oldest Sea Reptile Found On Arctic Island Mountain

Ancient remains of a terrifying 250-million-year-old sea reptile have been found halfway up a mountain in Norway. The ichthyosaur fossil shows that the feared ocean predator apparently existed long before…

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Read more about the article Two Dead In Mountain Peak Crash
Photo shows Daria Martynenko with her husband Andrey Martynenko, undated. She died after the helicopter she was in crashed in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Sakhalin, Russia, Friday, Feb. 17, 2023. (Andrey Martynenko/Newsflash)

Two Dead In Mountain Peak Crash

A four-year-old boy has been left with his mother dead and his father injured after their helicopter slammed into a mountain peak. The couple had been on a pleasure trip…

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