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Regional discussion and conditions reports for Asia. Please post partners requests and trip plans in the Asia Climbing Partners section.

Climbing Mera Peak Nepal

I'm new to the forums and am looking to climb Mera peak possibly this November. I've posted some information in the asia climbing partners section but am also looking for some general climbing info on Mera.

Most climbs I do are solo and without a guide- I usually meet up with people at base camp and either split a guide or trek out on my own, with the enjoyment of meeting different people in different ...
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DO I GO? CAN I DO IT? Himalayas/Nepal/Island Peak

Hello all,

I'm fairly new to this scene, and I've fallen head over heels with climbing/trekking and just want to make sure I'm not overreaching before I book this next trip to Nepal.

Here's a little background on me:

My friends and I started out innocently enough, with not-so-challenging weekend hikes in Snoqualmie, Washington (outside Seattle) found through friends' recommendations. Once a week, we would continually up the ante, pushing a little farther from sea ...
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Iran Climbing in November


I would like to visit Iran in November (7 days in country). The weather isn't great around then, so I'm fairly flexible in the peaks/routes/activities involving mountaineering, canyoneering, or climbing and some time for cultural/exploring.

As an American, I will need a guide (I haven't clarified if they need to be registered in Iran) and a set itinerary prior to obtaining a visa. Does anybody have any recommendations on who I might contact for ...
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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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