Climbing

Eiffel Tower Evacuated. Find Out Why?

The Eiffel Tower has been closed after a man was seen climbing up its side, reported BBC. 

The company that operates the Parisian landmark confirmed that someone was scaling the building, and that it had been evacuated as a result.

An official told AFP news agency that they were following "standard procedure", while police and specialist firefighters rushed to the scene.

"Bansko Film Fest" Begins Today

The 18th edition of the Festival of Mountain and Extreme Cinema - "Bansko Film Fest" begins today in Bansko, reported the Blgarian National Television.

More than 100 films from over 30 countries will be shown on the forum, some of which are dedicated to people with disabilities engaged in extreme sports.

Renewal of the Search for Bulgarian Mountaineer Boyan Petrov

Today the search for the mountain climber Boyan Petrov, who has been missing for a few days, is expected to resume, reports BTV. He disappeared during an expedition to climb Mount Shisha Pangma in the Himalayas on the territory of China.

Our Embassy in Beijing has received information on Petrov's disappearance on May 3rd.

Body of 55-year-old climber retrieved from Mount Olympus

Rescue crews worked through the night and into the early hours of Tuesday morning to retrieve the body of a 55-year-old climber who fell into a deep ravine on Mount Olympus, northern Greece. His climbing partner, a man aged 37, sustained multiple injuries but is out of danger and receiving treatment at a hospital in the town of Katerini.

The Mountaineer Boyan Petrov also Climbed Dhaulagiri

Boyan Petrov climbed his 10th peak over eight-thousand meteres in his career as an mountaineer. His relatives announced that the 44-year-old zoologist at the National Museum of Natural History yesterday successfully reached the top and then returned to the base camp of the 7th-highest peak in the world - Dhaulagiri (8172 m).

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