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Is this a photo of Everest?

I took a photo of the Himalayas on a flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa while sitting on the right hand side of the plane. The photo appears to show two mountains that reach up above the clouds.

I showed the photo to three people who have been to Everest before. Two of them said it was Everest while the other person said it wasn't.

Can someone here confirm whether one of the mountains in the ...
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Ushba South

I am planning to climb Khergiani Route on Ushba in either august or september. As I understand september is more stable weather, but I am wondering how cold it might be in daytime high up where the hard rock climbing is. Any tip out there?
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Hello!!! I am Bruno Versiani. I have climbed Lenin Peak in 2013, and this year I
think about Mustagata. I would like information about the need of snow
rackets ... People in Kirguistan say to me that in final july and august
there is not need of rackets (only crampons). Please, if some people
have information about this...


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which is the deepest gorge in the world..??

which is the deepest gorge in the world..??
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Is Turkey in Europe or Asia?

Is Turkey in Europe or Asia?
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Climb Mt Siguniang Chengdu china

Hi, anyone have infomation about DeFeng Peak and ErFeng Peak of Siguniang.
1) is it possible to walk in and get the park permit at Rilong
2) how to get the liason officer ad regulated by china govenment
3) anyone have contact with english speaking local guide?

thank you in advance
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China rock climbing / cragging this summer

I posted this on Supertopo, but would be interested in your thoughts as well. The general comments were that China will be far too hot at this time of year, but Mongolia might be nice. Other thoughts?

"Some friends and i are looking to head to China for a bit for some climbing: cragging and multipitch trad (<= 5.9) or sport (<=5.11/12).
This is between late June and August; the whole trip is a few ...
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Climbing Permits in Nepal

I'm organizing a Himalayan climbing trip for 2017. We are interested in climbing Island Peak then Ama Dablam. We plan to use porters to get our gear to base camps, but climb unguided. I've spent a good amount of time researching this, and I've found permit application forms, general rules, etc. I would like to talk to someone who has done this, or something similar, before. How long does it take to get the permits? ...
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Everest 2015

Too early to post a who is going thread ? Deposits are made....
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Skiing in Hokkaido - Ski rental place

Hello, I'm going for an one-week ski touring / freeride skiing trip in Hokkaido in February 2015. I can't take my equipment with me so I will need to rent it there. Do you know any place in Hokkaido where I could rent skis, skins and boots? Thank you !
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