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Question about solo summiting an 8,000+ meter peak

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Question about solo summiting an 8,000+ meter peak

First and foremost, I am not a mountain climber, and I have the ultimate respect for those who attempt the world's highest summits.

I just finished reading a book documenting an amazing expedition in the Himalayas in the 1980s. Riveting from start ...

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on Tue Nov 21, 2017 4:22 am
 

Finding Ice + Being New

Pacific Northwest (WA, OR)



Finding Ice + Being New

My latest endeavor is learning how to ice climb. But I live in Bend, OR, and this is not the place to seek ice...

Does anyone have some suggestions about how to get rolling in learning how to dive into some ice adventures, or know ...

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on Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:06 pm
 

2 months to train for aconcgua? Is it good?

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2 months to train for aconcgua? Is it good?

I am 14.
Climbed Elbrus and Kilimanjaro.
5k time: 23.5.
Is 2 months enough?

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on Sun Nov 19, 2017 7:10 pm
 

Name of this peak near Wheeler in NM

Southwest (AZ, NM, NV, TX)



Name of this peak near Wheeler in NM

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I just returned from an attempt to run to the summit of Wheeler Peak in the Taos region of New Mexico. Didn't make it because I was wearing trail runners (no crampons or ice ax) and opted ...

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on Sat Nov 18, 2017 9:33 pm
 

FS: NWT Patagonia Micro Puff Hoody - Fireweed Red - Men's L

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FS: NWT Patagonia Micro Puff Hoody - Fireweed Red - Men's L

Ultra light synthetic fill jacket, weighs 9 oz on my scale. Size large, with tags. Asking $225.00 shipped. PPFF please or add the 3% Paypal fee.

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on Sat Nov 18, 2017 4:23 am
 

st.george - where to stay?

Southwest (AZ, NM, NV, TX)

st.george - where to stay?

planning climbing trip with several days in St. George, Utah...
Can someone recommend decent affordable ( ~$20/night) accommodations, both indoors and camping?
Thanks,
V

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on Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:25 am
 

What altitude should I start to pack Diamox?

Mountain Medicine & Rescue



What altitude should I start to pack Diamox?

When planning a trip, at what sleeping altitudes do you plan to pack Diamox or consider staged ascents?
I have read that AMS affects about 25% of people above 8,000ft (2,400m) and this is roughly the same for periodic breathing (Cheyne-Stokes breathing). ...

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on Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:02 pm
 

More Ads Lately?

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More Ads Lately?

The auto play pop up ads are less frequent, it seems, and they wait a few seconds before becoming audible so you have a chance to close them. But now I am getting saturated with static ads all over summitpost: above, on the sides, in between features, ...

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on Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:18 am
 

FS : Goose Down Pants and Parka Cold Temps Special

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FS : Goose Down Pants and Parka Cold Temps Special

Purchase the goose down filled Eddie Bauer pants and the Alpine Designs parka together for $325.00 shipped. Color clash but very warm! PPFF or please add 3%.

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fs-vintage-alpine-designs-goose-down-filled-parka-medium-t82479.html ...

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on Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:14 pm
 

Wickersham Wall on Denali

Canada and Alaska



Wickersham Wall on Denali

I stumbled across this article on the 1963 first (and only?) ascent of the Wickersham Wall on Denali's North Face by members of the Harvard Mountaineering Club. Summitposters may find it interesting reading.

https://harvardmagazine.com/2013/08/climbing-the-wickersham-wall

Some quick googling suggests that as of now the climb is still ...

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on Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:04 am
 
 

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