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Hairdressers Expedition on Everest

Back in the '72, the Monty Python's Flying Circus had this sketch about a fictitious climbing expedition by International Hairdressers. This was a comedy show, but how long before the holy Sagarmatha becomes a "hiking peak" that everyone with US$ 30K can climb? [via peakr] Technorati tags: everest, climbing, rant, peakr

Peakr: social bookmarking for Climbing

Digg, del.icio.us, DotNetKicks, StumbleUpon, Reddit and many other are all social bookmarking sites where users "save online" their bookmarks. So other users can see the bookmarks, and see which are the "hot" pages about a certain topic. Some of these sites also allow users to "vote" for the bookmarks, creating a sort of "popularity contest" where the most voted pages, posts or news should be the most interesting to read. But all these sites are technology focused (dotnetkicks, digg) or very generic (del.icio.us, StumbleUpon)  so it's difficult to find articles about niche topics like climbing. So, a French climber/developer, Francis Dierick, decided...