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Dan and Dani love sharing this climb with our members, as the Baruntse Expedition really is a "grand circle" exploration through the Everest Himalaya, and climbs famous Mera 'trekking-peak', then Baruntse, then crosses the amazing 'Amphu-Labtsa' pass, which is like another summit itself. www. Everybody has different idea of what they want from their trek. Ian started guiding in the Adirondacks in 1986 and worked for various other guiding companies on and off as he travelled the world.

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Publisher: mountaineers books; 1st edition (april 1, 1998) (1605)

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