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South America, Argentina, Central Andes, Aconcagua (6,962m), 2007-2008 Season Overview
Aconcagua (6,962m), 2007-2008 season overview. This season 7,658 climbers and trekkers arrived at the provincial park, 345 more than last season (visitation ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
South America, Argentina, Central Andes, Aconcagua, Possible New Route or Variation
Aconcagua, possible new route or variation. Various sources, including www.alpinist.com and www.czechclimbing.com, reported that Czechs Josef ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
South America, Argentina, Central Andes, Mt. Tupungato, First Winter Ascent
Mt. Tupungato, first winter ascent. Mt. Tupungato (6,570m) stands in front of Santiago, Chile, on the border with Argentina. It ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
South America, Chile, Northern Patagonia, Volcán Michinmahuida, West Face
Volcdn Michinmahuida, West Face. The icy dome of Michinmahuida Volcano (8,071'), near the town of Chaiten in northern Chilean Patagonia, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
South America, Chile, Northern Patagonia, Cerro Pico Moro, First Ascent, Normal Casanova
Cerro Pico Moro, first ascent, Normal Casanova. After my return from Cochamó, Jose Datolli, Felipe Opazo, and Marcelo Cortes organized ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
South America, Chile, Cochamó, Summary
Summary. Cochamó’s highest number of both international and Chilean climbers visited the area this season, and the number of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
South America, Chile, Cochamó, Cerro Noemi Walwalun and El Espejo, Various Ascents
Cerro Noemi Walwalun and El Espejo, various ascents. In January 2008, Germans Martin Waldhor and Achim Mink, and I climbed up ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
South America, Chile, Cochamó, Capicua, Gato Negro Lo Mejor Vino En Caja
Capicua, Gato Negro Lo Mejor Vino En Caja. Matt Touchette and I returned to paradise in January 2008 to try to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
South America, Chile, Central Patagonia, Cerro Largo, First Ascent, Northeast Ridge; Cerros Hyades, Turret, and Escuela, First Winter Ascents
Cerro Largo, first ascent, northeast ridge; Cerros Hyades, Turret, and Escuela, first winter ascents. After making the first winter crossing ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
South America, Chile, Central Patagonia, Avenali Tower, First Ascent, Avenali Avenue
Avenali Tower, first ascent, Avenali Avenue. The Avellano Towers are a remote, recently discovered group just northeast of Lago General ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Chalten Massif, 2007–’08 Summary
Unprecedented amounts of good weather greeted climbers in the 2007–08 Patagonia season, resulting in numerous new routes and significant ascents. [ Note: ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
South America, Argentina, Southern Patagonia, Chalten Massif, Cerro Adela, Asamblea de Majaras
Cerro Adela, Asamblea de Majaras. Alvaro Novellón, Oscar Perez, Santi Padrós, and I had hoped to climb Cerro ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
South America, Argentina, Southern Patagonia, Chalten Massif, The Torre Traverse (Cerro Standhardt, Punta Herron, Torre Egger, and Cerro Torre)
The Torre Traverse (Cerro Standhardt, Putita Herron, Torre Egger, and Cerro Torre). From January 21-24, 2008, Rolando Garibotti and Colin Haley ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
South America, Argentina, Southern Patagonia, Chalten Massif, Cerro Piergiorgio, La Ruta del Hermano to Summit Ridge
Cerro Piergiorgio, La Ruta del Hertnano to summit ridge. In early 2007 we fixed 400m of rope up Piergiorgio’s 950m ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
South America, Argentina, Southern Patagonia, Chalten Massif, Care Bear Traverse (Guillaumet, Mermoz, and Fitz Roy); Guillaumet, The Lost Men; Fitz Roy, Hoser Chimney
Care Bear Traverse (Guillaumet, Mermoz, and Fitz Roy); Guillaumet, The Lost Men; Fitz Roy, Hoser Chimney. Dana “Mad Dog” Drummond ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
South America, Argentina, Southern Patagonia, Chalten Massif, Fitz Roy, El Flaco con Domingo
Fitz Roy, El Flaco con Domingo. On January 26,2008, I met Crystal Davis-Robbins; we were both without partners, and the weather ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
South America, Argentina, Southern Patagonia, Chalten Massif, La Silla, El Bastardo
La Silla, El Bastardo. Stephan Siegrist, my brother Alexander, and I returned to Patagonia with the same ambitious target in ...
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In Memoriam
2008
South America, Argentina, Southern Patagonia, Chalten Massif, Poincenot, Banana Wall
Poincenot, Banana Wall. After studying the region in hopes of opening a new route, we found a picture in the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
South America, Argentina, Southern Patagonia, Chalten Massif, Poincenot, complete West Ridge (DNV Direct) and Blood on the Tracks, Free Ascent; Desmochada, Variation to The Sound and the Fury
Poincenot, complete west ridge (DNV Direct) and Blood on the Tracks, free ascent; Desmochada, variation to The Sound and the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
South America, Chile, Southern Patagonia, Torres del Paine National Park, Cerro Escudo, Taste the Paine
Cerro Escudo, Taste the Paine. In December 2007 and January 2008, with a minimum of rope fixing and no fixed camps, Dave ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
South America, Chile, Southern Patagonia, Torres del Paine National Park, Torre Central, El Gordo, el Flaco y el'Abuelito
Torre Central, El Gordo, el Flaco y el'Abuelito. Rolando Larcher, Elio Orlandi, and I climbed a direct new route on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
South America, Chile, Southern Patagonia, Torres del Paine National Park, Hoja, Sangre de Condor
Hoja, Sangre de Condor. In the French Valley a Columbian-Venezuelan team climbed a new route on Hoja. Columbians Sergio Garcia ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
South America, Chile, Southern Patagonia, South of Paine, Cerro Ladrillero, from the Northeast
Cerro Ladrillero, from the northeast. In the austral extreme of the Americas, nature becomes savage, with steep geography that includes ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Tierra del Fuego, Iorana I and Iorana II, First Ascents
lorana I and Iorana II, first ascents. Andy Parkin and I made the first ascents of two peaks at the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Antarctica, Ellsworth Mountains—Sentinel Range, Vinson Massif, Summary and New Normal Route
Vinson Massif, summary and new normal route. A new record total of 157 people reached the summit of Vinson during the 2007...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Antarctica, Ellsworth Mountains—Sentinel Range, Vinson and Epperly, New Routes; Tyree, Attempts; Ryan, First Ascent
Vinson and Epperly, new routes; Tyree, attempts; Ryan, first ascent. This season, with the support of the Omega Foundation, I ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Antarctica, Ellsworth Mountains—Sentinel Range, End of the Omega Foundation and New Vinson Map
End of the Omega Foundation and new Vinson map. This expedition [above report] ends the GPS surveying work of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Antarctica, Antarctic Peninsula, Belgian Second Ascents, Spanish First Ascent
Belgian second ascents, Spanish first ascent. An international team sailed aboard the yacht Euronav Belgica to visit the Peninsula for ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Antarctica, Antarctic Peninsula, False Cape Renard, Zerua Peak, Azken Paradizua
False Cape Renard, Zerua Peak, Azken Paradizua. From Cape Horn on December 10, my brother Iker, filmmakers Jabi Baraiazarra and Gotxon ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Antarctica, South Georgia, Falklands War Commemoration; South Georgia Traverse with Numerous Ascents; Mt. Stanley, First Ascent; Quasi-crossings
Falklatids War commemoration; South Georgia traverse with numerous ascents; Mt. Stanley, first ascent; quasi-crossings. In addition to the French expedition ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Asia, Jordan, Wadi Rum, New Routes from 2006 and 2007
New routes from 2006 and 2007. In October and November of both 2006 and 2007, James Garrett from the USA and Andreas (Res) von ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Asia, Jordan, Wadi Rum, Various Routes
Wadi Rum, various routes. Over the winter John was based in Amman, and between trips to Baghdad, Anne visited Jordan ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Climbing Access Threat
Jordan, climbing access threat. Di Taylor and I discovered the climbing potential of Wadi Rum in 1984 and soon extended our ...
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Notes
2008
Access Issues
Access issues. In the middle of 2007 the Egyptian Tourism Ministry announced that they were banning climbing in Sinai, which would ...
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Notes
2008
Asia, Oman, Jabal Misht, Jabal M'Saw, Jabal M'Seeb, Jabal Kawr, Nadan Pillar; New Routes
Jabal Misht, Jabal M’Saw, Jabal M'Seeb, Jabal Kawr, Nadan Pillar; new routes. In December, I returned once again to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Africa, Algeria, Hoggar Mountains, General Notes and New Route Activity
Hoggar Mountains, general notes and new route activity. Algeria is comprised of two big mountain ranges: the Atlas chain in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Africa, Algeria, Adrar Ti-n-Taouafa, Southwest Pillar
Adrar Ti-n-Taouafa, southwest pillar. During a three-week stay in the Algerian desert, Gerke Hoekstra, Ronald Naar, and I explored an ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Africa, Ethiopia, Tigray and Adwa Regions, Nebelet, Summary of New Routes 2006–Winter 2008
Tigray and Adwa regions, Nebelet, summary of new routes 2006–winter 2008. Ethiopia is a hardcore adventure-climbing destination where you have to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Africa, Ethiopia, Nebelet Tower Group, New Routes
Nebelet tower group, new routes. Ethiopia: the birthplace of humanity, coffee, Emperor Haile Selassie, and … climbing? Maybe. The people of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Africa, Ethiopia, Tigray, Adwa, Nebelet, and Harrar; New Routes and Exploration
Tigray, Adwa, Nebelet, and Harrar; new routes and exploration. On November 30, Mark Wilford, my wife Teresa, and I flew from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Africa, Kenya, Mt. Kenya, My Bouldering Mate Pete Hoersy Agreed to Join Me on Mt. Kenya
My bouldering mate Pete Hoersy agreed to join me on Mt. Kenya. To minimize the walking distance, he used his ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Africa, Madagascar, Tsaranoro Valley, Tsaranoro Be, First Ascent of Manara-Potsiny
Tsaranoro Valley, Tsaranoro Be, first ascent of Manara-Potsiny. We spent our summer in Madagacar’s winter, climbing for the month ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Africa, Madagascar, Fast On-sight Repeats of Big Walls
Fast on-sight repeats of big walls. At the end of September and October 2006, a French-Polish team (Marie-Claire Hourcade, Pierre Muller, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Europe, Iceland, Skardatindar, New Route
Skardatindar, new route. In February Jean-Baptist Deraeck, Sebastien Ibanez, Sébastien Ratel, and I climbed what we think is a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Europe, Norway, Spitzbergen, Atomfjella Mountains, New German-Swiss Routes
Atomfjella Mountains, new German-Swiss routes. I first took note of Svalbard, as Spitzbergen is called in Norwegian, in 1999 when reading ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Europe, Norway, Spitzbergen, Atomfjella Mountains, New Slovenian Routes
Atomfjella Mountains, new Slovenian routes. This was my third Svalbard expedition. There were so many things I had to learn ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tien Shan, Jamantau and Fergana Ranges, Crossings and First Ascents
Jamantau and Fergana ranges, crossings and first ascents. On the 5th of July Katya Ananyeva, Dmitry Martynenko, and I left ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Torugart-Too, Piks Shumkar (4,925m, Falcon), Helen (4,710m), Bars (4,800m, Snow Leopard), Pik Kumay (Vulture, 4,830m), First Ascents
Piks Shumkar (4,925m, Falcon), Helen (4,710m), Bars (4,800m, Snow Leopard), Pik Kumay (Vulture, 4,830m), first ascents. Time flies. This was ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Torugart-Too, Little sister (4,206m), Middle Sister (4,341m), Big Sister (4,492m), Zeus (4,747m), Daisy (4,239m), Snow King (4,580m), First Ascents; Rock Dragon (4,597m), Attempt
Little Sister (4,206m), Middle Sister (4,341m), Big Sister (4,492m), Zeus (4,747m), Daisy (4,239m), Snow King (4,580m), first ascents; Rock Dragon (4,597...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, At Bashi, Topoz (Yak, 4,600m), Inek (4,560m), First Ascents
Topoz (Yak, 4,600m), Inek (4,560m), first ascents. On the drive from the Torugart-Too [see Littlejohn report, above] to At Bashi, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008