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Europe, Norway, Lofoten, Flakstadoy Island, Storinden, Slovakiaruta
Flakstadoy Island, Stortinden, Slovakiaruta. Miro Mrava and Brano Turcek, two climbers from the Slovak Mountaineering Union, JAMES, spent two weeks ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Europe, Norway, Lofoten, Moskenesøy Island, Helvetesind, West Face, The Next Big Thing and Norwegian Sheep Ranch
MoskenesØy Island, Helvetestind, west face, The Next Best Thing and Norwegian Sheep Ranch. On July 3 Adam Stack and I ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Europe, Norway, Lofoten, Moskensøy Island, Ølkontind, East Face, It's All About the Numbers and Looks Can Be Deceiving
MoskenesØy Island, Ølkontind, east face, It’s all About the Numbers and Looks Can be Deceiving. On July 7 Tommy ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Europe, Norway, Lofoten, New Guide to Lofoten Climbing
New guide to Lofoten climbing. Ed Webster’s classic guide Climbing in the Magic Islands was reprinted last year. However, ...
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Notes
2006
Europe, Noway, Southern Norway, Stavanger Region, Lysenfjord, Kierag, La Vida es Bella
Lysenfjord, Kierag, La Vida es Bella. Spaniards Edu Marin and Toti Vales, the former reputed to be one of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Russia, Siberia, Sayan Mountains, Kupol-Stol Region, Peak ca. 3,000m, Pofigo
3,000m, Pofigo. In June, Heidi Wirtz and I made a first ascent at a climbing area known as Kupol-Stol, in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Afghanistan, Koh-e-Maghrebi (6,040m), Probable First Ascent
Koh-e-Maghrebi (6,040m), probable first ascent. Spanish mountaineers David Cejudo Fernandez and Luis Miguel Lopez made a rare visit to Afghanistan’...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Pamir Alai, Karavshin, Wall of Dikes, Central Pyramid, Various First Ascents
Wall of Dikes, Central Pyramid, various first ascents. In July a team of two Irish climbers (Donie O’Sullivan and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Kyzyl Asker, Southeast Face Attempt
On August 3 Scott Adamson, Tom Adamson, and I stepped off the plane in Bishkek, courtesy of an AAC Lyman Spitzer ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Pamir Alai, Western Kokshaal-Too, Fersmana Glacier, Pik Neizvestniy, First Ascent, and Various Attempts
Fersmana Glacier, Pik Neizvestniy, first ascent, and various attempts. In July and August I traveled with Grant Piper and Graham ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Pamir Alai, Western Kokshaal-Too, Kyrgyzstan-Asia, China Border Changes
Kyrgyzstan-China border changes. During our journey to the Western Kokshaal-Too reported above, we were surprised to find that sections of ...
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Notes
2006
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Pamir Alai, Borkoldoy Range, Northern Borkoldoy, First Ascents
Northern Borkoldoy, first ascents. The Borkoldoy Range in southeastern Kyrgyzstan has been explored by a handful of recent expeditions, which ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Pamir Alai, Borkoldoy Range, Central Borkoldoy, Pik Tansovsitsa, North Ridge; Alpinistka, West Ridge; Pik Koldunia, South Ridge; "Pik Borkoldoy," South Ridge
Central Borkoldoy, Pik Tansovsitsa, north ridge; Alpinistka, west ridge; Pik Koldunia, south ridge; “Pik Borkoldoy” south ridge. The central area ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Pamir Alai, Tien Shan, Pik Pobeda, First Solo Traverse
Pik Pobeda, first solo traverse. From August 16-23 Gleb Solokov made the first solo traverse of Pik Pobeda (7,439m) from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Pamir Alai, Tien Shan, Khan Tengri, North Face, Ascent
Khan Tengri, north face, ascent. From August 20 to 29 Pavel Shabalin and Ilyas Tukhvatullin made the first two-man ascent of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Tadjikistan, Central Pamir, Upper Fedchenko Glacier, Possible First Ascents and Tragedy
Upper Fedchenko Glacier, possible first ascents and tragedy. Our expedition comprised eight current and former members of the University of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Tadjikistan, Southwestern Pamir, Pik Engels, West Face to Foresummit, Russian Roulette II
Pik Engels, west face to foresummit, Russian Roulette II. In August the Alpine Fund of Tajikistan organized an expedition to ...
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2006
Asia, Pakistan, Hindu Kush, Saraghrar Southeast, First Ascent
Saraghrar Southeast, first ascent. In July a Neuchatel Swiss Alpine Club expedition, which comprised nine members led by Jean-Michel Zweiacker, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Pakistan, Himalaya, Nanga Parbat Range, Nanga Parbat, Southeast (Rupal) Face
Nanga Parbat, southeast (Rupal) face. From September 1 to 6 Vince Anderson and Steve House made an alpine-style ascent of Nanga Parbat's ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Pakistan, Himalaya, Karakoram, Government Avalanche Warning
Government avalanche warning. After the 2004-05 winter, following the heaviest snowfall in Pakistan for over 40 years, Pakistan’s Meteorological Department ...
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Notes
2006
Asia, Pakistan, Himalaya, Batura Muztagh, Batura II (7,762m), South Face, Attempt; Probable Second Ascent of Ya Chish, Probable Fourth Ascent of Batokshi
Batura II (7,762m), south face, attempt; probable second ascent of Ya Chish, probable fourth ascent of Batokshi. Batura II is ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Pakistan, Himalaya, Batura Muztagh, Uttar (7,388m), Southeast Pillar, Attempt
Ultar (7,388m), southeast pillar, attempt. Christian Trommsdorff and I met at the beginning of October in Karimabad, Hunza. The earthquake ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Pakistan, Himalaya, Ghujerab Muztagh, "Boe Sar" (ca.5,700m) and "Shah Izat Peak" (ca. 5,700m), First Ascents
“Boe Sar” (ca. 5,700m) and “Shah Izat Peak” (ca. 5,700m), first ascents. These two easy summits are located in the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Pakistan, Himalaya, Hispar Muztagh, Shimshal White Horn (ca. 6,400m), Attempt
Shimshal White Horn (ca. 6,400m), attempt. Shimshal White Horn (a.k.a. Ishpardin) is an elegant snow pyramid located to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Pakistan, Himalaya, Panmah Muztagh, Baintha Brakk (a.k.a. the Ogre, 7,285m), Attempts to Repeat the Original British Route and the South Pillar
Baintha Brakk (a.k.a. the Ogre, 7,285m), attempts to repeat the original British Route and the South Pillar. Basque ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Pakistan, Himalaya, Panmah Muztagh, Latok I, North Ridge, Attempt; Various New Routes on Surrounding Peaks; Repeat of Indian Face Aréte
Latok I, north ridge, attempt; various new routes on surrounding peaks; repeat of Indian Face Arête. Last summer my ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Pakistan, Baltoro Muztagh, Trango Group,Trango II (6,327m), Southwest Ridge (Severance Ridge), Not to Summit
Trango II (6,327m), southwest ridge (Severance Ridge), not to summit. Trango II is the major snow-capped peak immediately north of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Pakistan, Baltoro Muztagh, Trango Group,Trango Tower, Southeast Face, The Crux Zone
Trango Tower, southeast face, The Crux Zone. A Korean expedition comprising leader Kim Hyung-Il and members Jang Ki-heon, Jeon Yangjun, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Pakistan, Baltoro Muztagh, Trango Group,Trango Tower (6251m), South Pillar, Eternal Flame - Pou Brothers Variant
Trango Tower (6,251m), south pillar, Eternal Flame—Pou Brothers Variant. After arriving in base camp on July 11, mountain journalist Jabi ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Great Trango, Southwest Face to South Face (Assalam Alaikum), Not to Summit; Hainabrakk East Tower, South Southeast Face (Mystical Denmo); Shipton Spire, East Face to Northeast Ridge, to within 80m of Summit
A joint Czech-Slovak expedition visited the Baltoro from July 26 to August 31. The team comprised eight climbers from Slovakia: Gabo Cmá...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Pakistan, Baltoro Muztagh, Trango Group, Trango Pulpit, Northeast Face, Azazel
Trango Pulpit, northeast face, Azazel. The spirit of Xaver Bongard is still alive. Grand Voyage remains the ultimate, unrepeated route ...
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2006
Asia, Pakistan, Baltoro Muztagh, Baltor Muztagh - Other, Muztagh Tower, Southeast Ridge (French Route), Attempt; Possible First Ascents of Surrounding Peaks
Muztagh Tower, southeast ridge (French Route), attempt; possible first ascents of surrounding peaks. Our expedition began when I developed an ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Pakistan, Baltoro Muztagh, Baltor Muztagh - Other, Savoia Kangri, Southeast Face, Attempt
Savoia Kangri, southeast face, attempt. A seven member Japanese expedition led by Koichi Ezaki attempted unclimbed Savoia Kangri (a.k....
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Pakistan, Baltoro Muztagh, Baltor Muztagh - Other, Broad Peak, Southwest Face
Broad Peak, southwest face. At 11:30 a.m. on July 25 Sergey Samoilov and Denis Urubko from Kazakhstan stepped onto the summit ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Pakistan, Masherbrum Range, Charakusa Valley, Choglisa Glacier: Pk. 5,500m, North Face; Raven's Peak, South Face; Capucin, South Face; Pk. 6,000m, Northwest Face
Chogolisa Glacier: Pk. 5,500m, north face; Raven's Peak, south face; Capucin, south face; Pk. 6,000m, northwest face. Charakusa Glacier: Iqbal’...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Pakistan, Masherbrum Range, Charakusa Valley, Central Farol Peak, Probable First Ascent
Central Farol Peak, probable first ascent. At the start of July our German-Swiss Expedition (Cedric Haehlen, Urs Stoecker, Rainer Treppte, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Pakistan, Masherbrum Range, Charakusa Valley, Hassin Peak and the East Peak of Farol, Attempts
Hassin Peak and the East Peak of Farol, attempts. On August 12 Steve Swenson and I, joined by Hans Mitterer from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Pakistan, Masherbrum Range, Nangma Valley, "Barasa" or "Changi Peak," First Ascent
“Barasa” or “Changi Peak,”first ascent. Tomasz Polok and I established base camp on September 8 at 4,100m on the south ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himalaya, Overview
Overview. Forty-six foreign and 47 Indian expeditions climbed in the Indian Himalaya during 2005. These numbers were lower than normal. Among the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, East Karakoram, Siachen Region, Laxmi, Attempt by Northwest Face
Siachen region, Laxmi, attempt by northwest face. A 10-member team from the Indian Navy attempted Laxmi (Lakshmi; 6,850m), a virgin ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, East Karakoram, Arganglas Range, "Thongsa Ri" (5,899m), First Ascent, East Ridge, Southeast Face; "Karpo Kangri" Central Summit (ca. 6,525m), First Ascent, South Face Icefall; "Gjungma Kangri" (6,287m), First Ascent, W
Arganglas Range, “Thongsa Ri” (5,899m), first ascent, east ridge, southeast face; “Karpo Kangri” central summit (ca. 6,525m), first ascent, south ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Zanskar, "Peak Giorgio," First Ascent, Amico Gio
“Peak Giorgio,”first ascent, Amico Gio. Our expedition comprised Giuseppe Bonfante, Antonio Valerio Carrota, Silvano Colombo, Andrea Corti, Angelo Gnecchi, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Zanskar, Chhomotang Valley: Chhomotang I, Chhomotang III and Thorchok II, First Ascents; Thorchok I, Second Ascent; Chhomotang II (No Name Peak), Ascent
Chhomotang Valley: Chhomotang I, Chhomotang III and Thorchok II, first ascents; Thorchok I, second ascent; Chhomotang II (No Name Peak), ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Miyar Valley, Castle Peak, North-Northwest Wall, 7 D'espases
Castle Peak, north-northwest wall, 7 d’espases. Last year Eloi Callado and I went to India to climb the Neverseen Tower. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Miyar Valley, Paolo's Peak, First Ascent, Via Pallaresa; Paolo's Peak, No Spice!; Pt 5,930m, First Ascent, antiparques; Iris Peak, Tinc Por; and "Brouillard Pillar," Tocati Di Bola, Ocells A Vent
Paolo’s Peak, first ascent, Via Pallaresa; Paolos Peak, No Spice!; Pt 5,930m, first ascent, Anti-parques; Iris Peak, Tine Por; ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Miyar Valley, Buttress 5,650m, First Ascent, Via West Face (Million Indian Stars); Pt 5,750m ("Grandfather Enzo Peak"), South Face-Southeast Ridge
Buttress 5,650m, first ascent, via west face (Million Indian Stars); Pt 5,750m (“Grandfather Enzo Peak”), south face-southeast ridge. In August ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Miyar Valley, "Lotos Peak," First Ascent
“Lotos Peak,”first ascent. Michal Krol, a young mountaineer from southern Poland, and I set off in late August for ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Lahaul, Tela 2, Attempt
Tela 2, attempt. A Polish expedition led by 70-year-old Andrez Zoinski and comprising 10 members attempted unclimbed Tela 2 (6,035m) on the Tela ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Lahaul, Sanakdank, Probable First Ascent
Sanakdank, probable first ascent. This peak is situated near Gushal village on the Manali-to-Leh Highway, 7km before Keylong. From Gushal ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Lahaul, Koa Rong II, Rare Ascent, West Ridge
Koa Rong II, rare ascent, west ridge. A 12-member team from West Bengal led by Govinda Mondal and employing high-altitude ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006