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Also used as a verb when referring to the act of describing a climbing route as easier than it actually is. contraction of the word ascend, past tense: 'scended. Danger must be met (indeed it must be used) to an extent beyond that incurred to normal life. The progress of the climb should be tracked on the map along the way. The area is not well described 2005 especially above Mael, which is clearly visible from the valley. The average temperature in January is never below zero which means that the summer climbing season lasts all the year round.

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Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd; First Edition edition (August 1, 1984)

ISBN: 0340354208

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