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South America, Peru, Cordillera Vilcabamba, Nevado Weqqe Suruchi, A Life Less Ordinary
Nevado Weqqe Suruchi, A Life Less Ordinary. The Panta Group lies in a sparsely populated area and consists of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Peru, Cordillera Vilcabamba, Pumasillo Group, Multiple Ascents
Pumasillo Group, multiple ascents. Sean Easton and I spent 20 days in the Pumasillo group of the Cordillera Vilcabamba, in south-central ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Peru, Cordillera Vilcanota, Chumpe (Jatunriti) Traverse, Colquecruz 1 Attempt (Alcamarinayoc)
Chumpe (Jatunriti) traverse, Colquecruz 1 attempt (Alcamarinayoc). Intrigued by the scarcity of information despite extensive research, Amy Bullard and I spent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Peru, Cordillera Apolobamba
Ritipata, Palomani Grande, Palomani Tranca Central, and other ascents. John Biggar again visited the remote Peruvian Apolobamba, and as in 2002, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Venezuela, Matawi Tepui (a.k.a. Kukenan Tepui), Attempt and Exploration
Matawi Tepui (a.k.a. Kukenan Tepui), attempt and exploration. In the first week of February, climbers Federico Pizani, Luis ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Venezuela, Acopán Tepui, Pizza, Chocolate, y Cerveza
Acopán Tepui. Pizza, Chocolate y Cerveza. In March, back in Venezuela again, we were preparing for another intense tepui (...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Venezuela, Acopán Tepui, Pizza, Chocolate, y Cerveza
Acopán Tepui, Unate Arête (a.k.a. Racquel Welsh Arête). Louise Thomas, Dave Turnball, Steve Mayers, and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Guyana, Roraima, The Scorpion Wall
Roraima, The Scorpion Wall. My dream of climbing a tepui began more than 10 years ago. An article in National Geographic ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Bolivia, Illusión, Illusión Congelada
Ilusión, Ilusión Congelada. On June 14 we established a new route on Ilusión (5,330m) in the Condoriri Group ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Bolivia, Ancohuma, Barrador Intimo; Pico Del Norte, C'est la Vie, and Other Ascents
Ancohuma, Barrador Intimo; Pico del Norte, C’est la Vie, and other ascents. Climbing early in the year on the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Argentina, Northern Andes, Citta di Rieti, First Ascent
Citta di Rieti, first ascent. In January 2002 Italians Eliano Pessa and Arnaldo Milesmi, with Argentinean Patricio Cardù (Argentinean Federico Aguero ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Argentina, Northern Andes, Cerro el Cóndor, Possible First Ascent and Other Ascents
Cerro El Cóndor, possible first ascent and other ascents. In February and March some friends and I climbed Antofalla, ...
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2004
South America, Chile, Central Andes, Elqui Valley and Los Corrales Valley, First Ascents
Elqui Valley and Los Corrales Valley, first ascents. In the upper Elqui Valley and on the Chilean-Argentinean border east of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Chile, Central Andes, Ojos del Salado, Scientific Determination of Highest Point
Ojos del Salado, scientific determination of highest point. Ojos del Salado is, at 6,879m (IGMA), the highest mountain in Chile, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Argentina, Central Andes, Mercedario, La Conquista del Poniente
Mercedario, La Conquista del Poniente. This mountain (6,770m), in Provincia de San Juan, is similar to Aconcagua in height, glaciers, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Argentina, Central Andes, Nevado del Plomo, El Sendero del Léon and East Ridge
Nevado del Plomo, El Sendero del Léon and east ridge. A remarkable ascent has been made on the 6,050m (...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Argentina, Central Andes, Erika and Yanina, First Ascents, Gemelos Este, Possible New Route
Erika and Yanina, first ascents; Gemelos Este, possible new route. Gemelos (The Twins) is a mountain near Las Cuevas and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Argentina, Central Andes, Aconcagua, 2003-2004 Season Overview
Aconcagua, 2003-2004 season overview. This season Aconcagua beat its record for visitation. The estimated number of people in Aconcagua Provincial ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Argentina, Central Andes, Aconcagua, Mobitel's Swallow—Johan's Route
Aconcagua, Mobitel’s Swallow-Johan’s Route. Slovene mountaineers Tomaz Humar and Ales Kozelj climbed the south face of Aconcagua by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Avellano Tower, Conquistador Ridge
Dave Anderson, Steve Herlighy, and Jamie Selda (USA) and Nacho Grez (Chile) spent 27 days in the Avellano Valley, 80 miles south ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Argentina, Southern Patagonia, Chalten Massif, Season Overview
Season overview. The 2003-04 Patagonia season was one of marked contrasts, with much bad weather and heavy snowfall, but with ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Argentina, Southern Patagonia, Chalten Massif, Punta Herron, Spigolo dei Bimbi, Second Ascent
Punta Herron, Spigolo dei Bimbi, second ascent. On the evening of October 30 David Fasel, Ueli Steck, Ralph Weber, and I, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Argentina, Southern Patagonia, Chalten Massif, Aguja Guillaumet, New Route
Aguja Guillaumet, new route. Marcin Szczotka and Mariusz Nowak established a new route on the west face of Aguja Guillaumet, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Argentina, Southern Patagonia, Chalten Massif, Aguja Mermoz, New Variation
Aguja Mermoz, new variation. On February 7, 2004, Maciej Ciesielski and I added five new pitches, onsight at VII UIAA (5.10d) with ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Argentina, Southern Patagonia, Chalten Massif, Fitz Roy, Linea de Eleganza (Elegant Line)
Fitz Roy, Linea de Eleganza (Elegant Line). True alpinism isn’t solely the discovery of new walls, of new lines, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Argentina, Southern Patagonia, Chalten Massif, Fitz Roy, Slovak Route, Third Ascent and First Free Ascent, Desmochada, El Facon
Fitz Roy, Slovak Route, third ascent and first free ascent; Desmochada, El Facón. Patagonian weather seemed like it was ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Argentina, Southern Patagonia, Chalten Massif, Aguja Rafael, Quilombo
Aguja Rafael, Quilombo. When Zack Smith and I arrived at the Chalten Massif in Argentine Patagonia, the weather had been ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Argentina, Southern Patagonia, Chalten Massif, Aguja Rafael, Artibelleza, First Free Ascent
Aguja Rafael, Artibelleza, first free ascent. Patagonia is always a crapshoot. Windy Patagonia ended up having a spell of great ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Argentina, Southern Patagonia, Chalten Massif, Saint Exupery, Tical, and Other Ascents
Saint Exupery, Tical, and other ascents. This year’s seven-week trip to Patagonia didn’t start well. I flew out ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Argentina, Southern Patagonia, Chalten Massif, Aguja Saint Exupery, Austrian Ridge, First Free Ascent
Aguja Saint Exupery, Austrian Ridge, first free ascent. Beginning on January 29, ten days after we arrived in Chalten, Jonny Copp ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Argentina, Southern Patagonia, Chalten Massif, Cerro Pereyra, First Ascent, Aguja de L'S, The Thaw's Not Houlding Wright
Cerro Pereyra, first ascent; Aguja de L’S, The Thaw’s not Houlding Wright. Heeding the barrage of ice blocks ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Hielo Continental, Patagonian Icecap, North to South Unsupported Traverse
Patagonian Icecap, north to south unsupported traverse. Between late August and early October 2003 Swiss Thomas Ulrich and Norwegian Borge Ousland ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Hielo Continental, Cerro Murallon, The Lost World
Cerro Murallon, The Lost World. Finally, after nearly three weeks of waiting and repeated shipments of gear and food, we ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Chile, Southern Patagonia, Torres Del Paine National Park, Cerro Almirante Nieto, Various Attempts, Various Other Ascents
Cerro Almirante Nieto, various attempts; various other ascents. Grega Lacen and I, Slovenes, came to the park on December 1. The ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Chile, Southern Patagonia, Torres Del Paine National Park, Central Tower of Paine, South African Route
Central Tower of Paine, South African Route. A team of six Mountain Club of South Africa members—Alard Hüfner, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Chile, Southern Patagonia, Torres Del Paine National Park, South Tower of Paine, East Face, Self Right to Suicide
South Tower of Paine, east face, Self Right to Suicide. In January and February 2004 Boguslaw Kowalski, Wojtek Wiwatowski, and I ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Chile, Southern Patagonia, Torres Del Paine National Park, Cuerno Oeste, Mas Ricas No Hay, Cueruno Chico, Hurly Burly
Cuerno Oeste, Mas Ricas No Hay; Cuerno Chico, Hurly Burly. My partner Mark Davis and I arrived in Torres del ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Chile, Southern Patagonia, South of Paine, Mt. Burney, Second Ascent
Mt. Burney, second ascent. Mt. Burney (1,768m) is a volcano that stands near the northwest corner of the Muñoz ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
South America, Argentina, Tierra Del Fuego, Isla de los Estados, Inland Traverse
Isla de los Estados, inland traverse. This island was discovered in 1615 by Le Maire and afterward visited by many explorers, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Antarctica, Ellsworth Mountains, Sentinel Range, Overview
Sentinel Range, overview. The 2003-04 season saw a record number of people reach the summit of Vinson Massif (4,897m). A ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Antarctica, Ellsworth Mountains, Vinson Massif, West Face Ice Stream, Repeat Ascent
Vinson Massif, West Face Ice Stream, repeat ascent. As reported above, on December 23 Luis Fraga, Miguel Angel Vidal, and I ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Antarctica, Ellsworth Mountains, Sentinel Range, An Exploratory Journey through the Ellsworth Mountains in 2002-03, and First Ascent of Mt. Segers
An exploratory journey through the Ellsworth Mountains in 2002-03, and first ascent of Mt. Segers. On November 10, 2002 four Chilean mountaineers, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Antarctica, Dronning Maud Land, Fenris, Orvin Fjella Mountains, First Ascent
Fenris, Orvin Fjella Mountains, first ascent. In December 2003 Mike Libecki and I were landed at an altitude of ca 1,200m ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Antarctica, Mount Dido, First Ascent of South Ridge
Mount Dido, first ascent of South Ridge. During a SAR training exercise in February 2002, Thai Verzone and I had the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Antarctica, Antarctic Peninsula, Brief Summary
Antarctic Peninsula brief summary. The Antarctic Peninsula was surprisingly quiet this year, with only two expeditions attempting mountain objectives. During ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Antarctica, Antarctic Peninsula, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands, Second Ascent of Mt. Friesland and New Altitude
Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands, second ascent of Mt. Friesland and New Altitude. Livingston Island is around 60km long and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Antarctica, Antarctic Peninsula, Unnamed Peak, First Ascent, Prospect Point
Unnamed Peak, First Ascent, Prospect Point, Antarctic Peninsula. A group of eight Palestinian and Israeli adventurers—the Breaking The Ice ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Antarctica, South Georgia, Mount Paget, Alladyce Range, North East Spur
Mount Paget, Alladyce Range, North East Spur. In November 2003 a Spanish team including José Carlos Tamayo made a rare ascent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Africa, Morocco, Atlas Mountains, Taghia Gorge, Les Rivieres Pourpres, and Sul Filo della Notte
Atlas Mountains, Taghia Gorge, Les Rivieres Pourpres and Sul Filo della Notte. Visiting the remote Taghia Gorge in Morocco this ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Africa, Uganda, Rwenzori (Ruwenzori) Mountains, Mountains of the Moon, an Historical Overview and Recent Ascent of Mt. Stanley (Margherita Peak, 5,109 m)
Rwenzori (Ruwenzori) Mountains, Mountains of the Moon, an historical overview and recent ascent of Mt. Stanley (Margherita Peak, 5,109m.). Rwenzori ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004