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Africa, Mali, Hombori Mountains, Various Ascents

Hombori Mountains, Various Ascents. It was reported that a number of climbs went up on or near Le Main de Fatima in the winter of 1997-’98. On the Grimari Dagana Massif, on December 13, B. Regien and C. Dumont d’Ayot put up Vendredi XII (6a, 250m) on the north pillar of Wambe Ballo. Salvador Campillo and B. Marnette established Soleil Noir (TD/TDsup, 160m) on the east summit of the Ciseaux de Grimari on January 28. On Taganagategue in the Boni-Loro Massif, Campillo and Mamette put up the 180-meter Khili- Khili (6a Al). In the Bani-Kani area on the Fifth Tower of the North Dyoude Massif, Campillo and Mamette put up a 220-meter TDinf. route via its northwest spur.