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How to get there: learn how to get to the starting point of your Pico climb and use Google Maps to plan your trip. Table Mountain is the cradle of rock climbing in South Africa. Another popular mountain to climb near Arequipa is Chachani, which reaches an elevation of about 19,900 feet. The starting line is at the Whiteface Mountain Ski Center and the finish line is at the castle on the summit of Whiteface. It was climbed for the first time by French climber Emanuel Schmutz via Northwest Shoulder which reaches the shores of Lake Tilicho.

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Publisher: The History Press (August 5, 2011)

ISBN: 159629888X

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