- Czech Republic man dies while skiing on Alaska mountain Updated: May-29-16 8:57 pm
TALKEETNA, Alaska - A mountaineer from the Czech Republic is dead after an estimated 1,500-foot fall on Denali Mountain.
- Body found after firefighters put out Newberry County blaze Updated: May-29-16 2:55 pm
LITTLE MOUNTAIN, South Carolina - Authorities say one person has been found dead in a house fire in Newberry County.
- Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park opens Updated: May-29-16 11:10 am
ESTES PARK, Colorado - Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park is open in time for the Memorial Day weekend, but with limited hours.
- Officials: Body of Canadian hiker found on Mount Washington Updated: May-29-16 8:26 am
PINKHAM NOTCH, New Hampshire - New Hampshire Fish and Game officials say they have found the body of a Canadian hiker who had been missing for weeks.
- Nepal honors 9 Sherpas who paved way for Everest climbers Updated: May-29-16 4:47 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal - Nepal celebrated Everest Day on Sunday by honoring nine Sherpa guides who fixed ropes and dug the route to the summit so hundreds of climbers could scale the world's highest mountain this month, following two years of disasters.
- Arizona man rescued after being trapped in car for 3 days Updated: May-29-16 2:43 am
JEROME, Arizona - A man trapped in his crashed vehicle on a central Arizona mountain for three days might never have been rescued if not for a couple taking sightseeing photos, authorities said.
- Wayward bear tranquilized in Pasadena neighborhood Updated: May-28-16 5:34 pm
PASADENA, California - A bear made its way out of the San Gabriel Mountains and well into the city of Pasadena before it was tranquilized Saturday.
- Park Service considers visitor caps, expects record crowds Updated: May-28-16 12:53 pm
HELENA, Montana - As the National Park Service kicks off a centennial summer expected to draw record crowds, the agency is seriously considering caps on how many people pass through some of the country's most iconic landscapes and historical sites each day.
- Rescuers transport injured Maine hiker nearly 3 miles Updated: May-28-16 9:18 am
CRAWFORD NOTCH, New Hampshire - New Hampshire Fish and Game officials say a 66-year-old Maine hiker was rescued after injuring her ankle on the Webster Cliff Trail in Beans Grant - a section of the White Mountain National Forest.
- When visiting the White Mountains, be prepared Updated: May-28-16 8:52 am
CAMPTON, New Hampshire - As hikers and campers prepare to visit the White Mountain National Forest this year, officials are reminding them to be prepared for unpredictable weather.
- Death on Everest leads to risky effort to recover bodies Updated: May-28-16 8:20 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal - The mountain is speckled with corpses.
- Lake Andes man charged in car crash that killed his brother Updated: May-27-16 12:58 pm
LAKE ANDES, South Dakota - A Lake Andes man has been charged with vehicular homicide after a one-vehicle crash left his brother dead.
- Man accused of Idaho killing incapable of assisting defense Updated: May-27-16 10:18 am
HAILEY, Idaho - The trial of a man facing a first-degree murder charge has been vacated after a psychologist determined he's mentally incapable of assisting with his own defense.
- Trail to extend 67 miles through Santa Monica Mountains Updated: May-26-16 2:06 pm
LOS ANGELES - Hearty hikers will soon be able to travel an uninterrupted 67-mile path along the canyons and peaks of the Santa Monica Mountains.
- Fire burns Aspen's Fort Frog to the ground Updated: May-25-16 10:51 am
ASPEN, Colorado - Authorities say the fire that destroyed a cabin on a Colorado mountain was probably caused by a human.
- Public can vote on national park site preservation funds Updated: May-25-16 8:57 am
Twenty historic sites in national parks are vying for $2 million in preservation grants, and the public is invited to vote for their favorite places.
- Mount Evans set to partially re-open on Friday Updated: May-24-16 1:21 pm
IDAHO SPRINGS, Colorado - Road crews working on Mount Evans won't get the holiday weekend off.
- Porcupine Mountains plans extensive holiday activities Updated: May-23-16 8:45 pm
SILVER CITY, Michigan - Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park is offering recreational and educational opportunities during the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
- Bus leaving church retreat flips, seriously injuring 6 Updated: May-23-16 8:00 pm
HIGHLAND, California - A shuttle bus returning from a women's church retreat flipped over on a highway in California's San Bernardino Mountains, seriously injuring six people and leaving 14 others with minor injuries.
- Park officials say euthanized bear didn't bite hiker Updated: May-23-16 6:11 pm
GATLINBURG, Tennessee - Officials at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park say a bear that was euthanized this month wasn't the same one that bit a sleeping Appalachian Trail hiker.
- Skip the flight, board the train to Glacier National Park Updated: May-23-16 2:58 pm
EAST GLACIER, Montana - Chicago skyscrapers faded into green Wisconsin, and as the sun set over the Mississippi River, we made our first vacation decision. We weren't driving, so yes, we'd have some wine. We then sat back and watched as 1,500 miles went by aboard the Empire Builder train bound for Glacier National Park.
- Tale of harrowing rescue on Denali unheralded for 35 years Updated: May-23-16 11:35 am
EVERETT, Washington - In the spring of 1980, climbers Mike Helms and Bob Kandiko came upon two other climbers in peril near the summit of Alaska's 20,310-foot Denali. Over the next several days, and in very difficult conditions, Helms and Kandiko helped the other two men down the mountain, saving at least one life and perhaps two.
- Czech hydro plant atop hill becomes top tourist attraction Updated: May-23-16 10:23 am
DLOUHE STRANE HYDRO PLANT, Czech Republic - Climb a peak at the heart of the Jeseniky mountain range in northeastern Czech Republic and there's an unexpected reward: As well as a breathtaking view of the surrounding mountains, there is a 15-hectare (37-acre) artificial lake that neatly fits the flat top.
- Smoky Mountains, partners give guide books to 4th-graders Updated: May-23-16 4:25 am
SEVIERVILLE, Tennessee - Fourth-grade students in Sevier County are receiving a guide book from Great Smoky Mountains National Park, LeConte Lodge and Great Smoky Mountains Association.
- The Latest: California bus crash injures 20, 6 seriously Updated: May-23-16 12:15 am
HIGHLAND, California - The Latest on a bus crash on a Southern California Mountain Highway (all times local):