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The results were dramatic losses of life, such as the deaths of clients and experienced guides on Mount Everest in 1996. Check out the many other interesting and good climbing mountains that exist in this area. Don't bother weight training unless there is absolutely no way to climb. It was exactly what we needed (even though I had not been sure quite what we needed beforehand) and you struck the perfect balance between making us feel comfortable enough to learn and then pushing us to do things we would not have attempted otherwise.

Pages: 320

Publisher: Black Dome Press Corp. (March 4, 2008)

ISBN: 1883789591

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