Midnight In The Desert — Dyatlov Pass

Mon Feb 29 - Mike Libecki - Dyatlov Pass

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Mon Feb 29 - Mike Libecki - Dyatlov Pass

Website: MikeLibecki.com Mike Libecki is a 2013 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year for his commitment to exploring the world's most remote places. With more than 45 expeditions to his name, he shows no signs of slowing down. In the early winter of 2012, the 39-year-old kicked it off by completing the first ascent of a 2,000-foot tower in Borneo’s West Kalimantan, a feat that involved wading through mud, leeches, and machete mayhem to get to the wall. Via snowboard, he made a series of first descents in Afghanistan’s avalanche-prone Koh-e Baba mountains and then kite skied over mountain lakes—all...

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Body found at Dyatlov Pass where 9 hikers mysteriously died in 1959

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Body found at Dyatlov Pass where 9 hikers mysteriously died in 1959

A body has been discovered by tourists at the infamous Dyatlov Pass in Russia’s Ural Mountains where nine hikers mysteriously died in 1959. Emergency services have reportedly momentarily lost contact with the group. An unidentified body has been discovered by tourist-hikers at the infamous Dyatlov pass in Sverdlovskaya region, according to local security officials. A group of nine tourists reportedly from Perm contacted emergency services overnight on Friday. Following a message from the group via satellite phone officials lost contact with the hikers, reported V-kurse.ru. Due to bad weather conditions emergency groups are unable to reach the barely-accessible site where...

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