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Cayesh valley

Our acclimatisation thus far hadn’t been perfect, but we were on our way. 35kg packs hung off our back and the valley ahead opened onto some big mountains. The fresh air was a relief from the dusty, dry air in Huaraz. So we breathed deep and enjoyed the 10km flat walk we had to get to our first camp. We

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An evening in the Himalaya

We are extremely lucky to have Dawa Gyalpo Sherpa climbing around Newcastle this summer. Dawa graduated from the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, where he still works as an instructor, as well as running his own climbing school in Darjeeling, India. Dawa brings a wealth of experience and culture to the local climbing community. Dawa will be presenting a FREE slide show

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NZ Mountaineering – Strauchon face of Mt Dilemma

NZ Mountaineering – Strauchon face of Mt Dilemma During December Pete Kuzcera and I spent 17 days in New Zealand, predominantly reading books and drinking tea, but we did manage to get some long alpine rock routes accomplished too! With an optimistic weather forecast, a rusty hire car and a boot full of food we headed straight for Mount Cook

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