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Asia, Pakistan, Central Karakoram, Shipton Spire, Ship of Fools

Shipton Spire, Ship of Fools. Mark Synnott and Jared Ogden established a new route on the east face of Shipton Spire (5852m) called Ship of Fools (VII 5.11 A2+ WI6), spending 20 nights on the wall and summitting on August 6. A full account of Synnott and Ogden’s climb appears earlier in this journal.