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There is no beating the smooth action of a figure 8. Leg strength clearly more important than upper body, for a climb like this. Here, downclimbing Chopicalqui after 12 hours of summit push. * Tripod: Even though I own a very nice carbon fiber tripod for hiking, I always leave it home for actual climbing. During the 18th century a growing number of natural philosophers—the scientists of their day—began making field trips into the Alps of Europe to make scientific observations.

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