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The Karakoram - Concordia Summer 2018

We're researching possible treks for Summer 2018 to The Karakoram area

We're looking at staring in Askole and taking the route along Baltoro Glacier towards Austen Goodwin Glacier and possibly exiting the area via the Hushe Valley. We have 2 main aims:

1) Get a view of K2
2) Climb a peak 6200 - 6500m. Ideally a PD or possibly AD.

We have been suggested Pastore Peak and Kharut Pyramid.

Has anyone travelled to this ...
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Middle Pallisade


I just went to Middle Palisade last week. I failed to summit. I was looking for some advice.

We hiked up the South Fork of Big Pine Creek. After passing the turnoff to Willow Lake, we passed the small pond: then used our GPS to orient us in the direction of Finger lake. This was the climb over the big, nasty rock pile. We walked along the left shore of Finger Lake, then up ...
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gpx for Kilkenny ridge, Wildcats-carters and kinsman ridge


I have a big few weeks of hiking planned for the end of summer. Looking for .gpx routes of the full Kilkenny Ridge Traverse, Wildcats-Carters traverse, and Kinsman Ridge traverse. I tried just making them in basecamp but my computer is acting up and I know some of the ridge routes and trails back there are easy to lose so I'd like to go with both paper map and .gpx tracks for my garmin ...

Three Swiss Climbers Die on Monte Rosa Massif

A collapsed snow cornice sent three Swiss mountaineers plunging to their deaths on early Sunday morning as part of a roped team of eight climbing near Switzerland’s highest peak, authorities said

http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/mountaineer ... f/42404016
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FS: Men's Fleece Pullovers and Vests Plus Tights

Some photo's have a center shadow spot which is a quirk of the camera.

REI Loose Fitting Tights - Robust and durable, tightly knit 100% nylon stretch fabric suitable for alpine and cooler temperatures. Size medium, inseam 32", in black. Abrasion resistant stretch fabric excellent for climbing but would also work well for running, hiking, cross country skiing, you name it. Elastic and draw cord waist, ankle to calf zippers, zippered hand and rear pockets. ...
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FS: L.L. Bean Duffel Bag and and Travel Pack

Sold - LL Bean Duffel Bag - 23"long x 13"wide x 10"deep. Very stout, heavy duty coated pack cloth body and Cordura bottom. Double pull zipper, end handles and shoulder strap. Green and black. Near new with no wear or flaws. Asking $40.00, shipped.




Heavy Duty LL Bean Travel Pack, Carry On Size
- Clam shell opening main compartment, ...
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Mt Fairweather (Alaska/BC)

Hey folks: does anyone have any info on climbing Mt Fairweather, a 15k mountain in the Alaska range on the Alaska/BC border?
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OR Cascade volcanoes - conditions

Anyone poking around the OR Cascade volcanoes recently? Specifically interested in Jefferson and N. Sister, but any recent beta is greatly appreciated!

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Flashlight category missing from Gear collection?

Hello. I'm a casual flashlight user, and have a couple that are touted as being useable for climbs and hikes. Not sure how many would survive one like you guys talk about. Most of them were gifts. I was browsing the Gear page, and saw a complete lack of flashlights. I can guess why that might be, but I'm curious to hear what the experienced people have to say about it.
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Day Hikes Sedona area

suggestions for day hikes in the Sedona area?

I have hiked Humphrey's Peak already.

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