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And in another accident near the town of Zermatt, also in the southern Swiss canton of Valais, three workers were killed by a rockslide at 9,200 feet as they cleared a footpath, police said. I realized at that moment why we all need to climb a mountain every now and then. At the Cranmore Hill Climb, we have been changing it every year since 2004. This seems simple but breaking in your boots can save you a great deal of time and pain.

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Publisher: NeWest Press (May 16, 2016)


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