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They expose our weaknesses and teach us of how limited we are to supply our deepest wants in life. The Advanced Mountaineering Course is the ideal training programme for climbers with previous experience who wish to improve and advance their skills in modern alpinism. Everest Disaster As a child, Jon Krakauer dreamed of climbing, but he never dreamed that this one climb would be a ... Everest climbers should bring two pair. [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => base-layer-bottoms [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2016-01-21 11:42:49 [post_modified_gmt] => 2016-01-21 18:42:49 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => equipment [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [1] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 7551 [post_author] => 4 [post_date] => 2014-02-19 10:46:17 [post_date_gmt] => 2014-02-19 17:46:17 [post_content] => [post_title] => Light Fleece Bottoms [post_excerpt] => As the air thins and the wind picks up, you'll want a bit more insulation on your legs.

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Publisher: Stackpole Books; 1st edition (May 1, 2003)

ISBN: 0811727343


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