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Canmore and the Canadian Rockies offer some of the best outdoor rock climbing areas in the world. I had a great time in Spain – thanks again. last year, which was great, we both really enjoyed and learn't so much, and we have been out doing as much as we can, and we are both still So, next year we want to come and do a 2 day outdoor/lead climbing course, with yourself, so we can start doing some trad routes. You can sail to Stavanger from the UK and to Kristiansand, Larvik or Oslo from Denmark.

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Publisher: MacMillan Publishing Company; First Edition edition (August 1973)

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