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An overnight stay at a hut around the 7th or 8th station is recommended as opposed to a straight climb to the top. The ability to do all of the above efficiently and at a steady pace in an alpine environment. They include being able to borrow cheaply. And perhaps they go for long cardio runs or bike rides. It's been 3 years since I climbed up to the top of the world on May 21st, 2013. Why not join us? "Just a quick note to thank you very much for such an enormously successful holiday: I"m sure that you must have been able to perceive for yourself how much I enjoyed it and also how much I got out of it in terms of new experiences/challenges."

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