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Check out these peaks for climbing in the winter or early spring months. I started to apologize when the guy said, “Aaron, is that you?” Aaron gave him a side-ways glance. While not crucial, many hikers purchase wooden hiking sticks at the 5th Station to aid in their climb up the mountain. In the wilderness, while the group is far away from civilization, injuries can happen. After which, you should get back to your regular diet. In 1902, the Eckenstein-Crowley Expedition, led by English mountaineer Oscar Eckenstein and author and occultist Aleister Crowley, was the first to attempt to scale Chogo Ri (now known as K2 in the west).

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