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Our goal is to deliver top mountain climbing expeditions with a high level of professionalism, quality and safety. Add one more thumbs up from me for my granddaughter's job well done! Its population of roughly one million people is diverse and rugged. Though this adaptation can take many days, up to 80% occurs just in the first 48 to 72 hours. So at 27,000' your body stills feels like it is at 24,000'. Navigation by map and compass, as well as GPS. INCLUDES EXPERT SHERPAS, FREE HOTELS, FREE INTERNAL FLIGHTS.

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Publisher: Fell & Rock Climbing Club of the English Lake District (January 1, 2007)

ISBN: 0850280478

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