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personal favorite climbs in 2014

Post your most favorite climb from 2014.

I will start.

Aoraki/Mount Cook, wonderful climb, will be very hard to beat for me.


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Mt bachelor old school

I am new to the site tonight. I have climbed in the past but not like most of you guys and gals do I'm sure. I want to get some information from some of you. I found in a storage locker a Mt Bachelor summit log book. It says Donated by Post # 106 Explorers, Salem Oregon. It is full of peoples logs from Nov 6 1976 and the last entry is from June 20 ...
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Best US course to prep for Matterhorn?

I'm a Floridian who has only done some indoor climbing and mountain scrambling here and there. I would like to train for the next 18 mos and do a guided climb of the Matterhorn in summer of 2016.In addition to general conditioning I was thinking of doing an Alpine climbing or mountaineering course this summer. Which of the courses out there would best target the skills that I will need rather than spending lots of ...
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Amazonian jungles and mapless mountains John E.S. Lawrence

A piece of expedition writing by John E.S. Lawrence who traveled solo through Amazonian jungles and mapless mountains to join a New Zealand Andean expedition in 1968.

http://bobmckerrow.blogspot.co.nz/2014/ ... l?spref=fb
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Exile from Mountaineering

Let me start off by saying: I'm soooo boooorrred! Doctor's orders to stop climbing for quite some time. I keep thinking I can wing my way into by taking it slow but then things like my finger swell up bad, or my collar bone swell up. The concussion really isn't helping either. :x

So the hard question is what do you do for fun outside of mountaineering? ...
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Good Places to Go in May

Hello everyone!

This is my first post on the forum, I have spent a long time looking around and reading stuff on this website and it is awesome! My girlfriend and I have recently gotten into doing mountaineering, and we did the Mountaineer's route of Mt. Whitney this summer which was an amazing experience! I wanted to know if anybody knows good places to go in the U.S. in early May where we can improve ...
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Climbing near Montreal in January Climbing near Montreal in January

Hi guys I am from Australia and will be in Montreal in early January
Just looking on where would be good to head for a easy climb and camp over nite.
Also would like to know where the best company to go with for training in ice climbing.
Thanks heaps
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Insurance for Gear-Trips thru South America

I am looking at doing an extended trekking/climbing trip for 4-5 months through Patagonia and the Andes and I will be travelling with a lot of gear to numerous different locations. I am just curious from those of you that have done big mountaineering/climbing trips before, do I need some sort of insurance in case my gear gets damaged/stolen. I'm not so worried about it while on the plane, it's more the months while I'm ...
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American Alpine Journal

Anyone have some AAJ issues they are looking to get rid of? I really enjoy flipping through these from time to time and would like to round out a complete collection.
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