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Just the other day I climbed onto the roof of the office using a climbing backpack and other supplies. Non-climbers would call it a jump or a leap. During the spring and summer, avalanches are triggered when the warm sun and melting conditions weaken the snowpack. Fuji is best climbed between late June and the middle of October, if you are looking to avoid any snow on the trails. A notable example is the Föhn wind acting upon the Eiger. Be aware that mountaineers are obsessed with weight, and with good reason.

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Publisher: St. Ives Printing and Publishing Company (2004)

ISBN: 0948385359

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