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Mexico Advice

Hi! My friends and I are looking into a quick trip to Mexico to climb Pico de Fraile, Itza and just a quick jaunt up Arista de Humbolt. We are all experienced mountaineers and climbers. We are looking into a guide service to basically take away the logistics. From looking at the routes, a guide is not necessary but might be nice for some in our party. Are their any inexpensive services that will work ...
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Aconcagua questions

Hello all,

After a few years of putting off Aconcagua for various reasons I have finally decided to attempt it at the end of this year. I am looking to go as a pair and get logistics to basecamp.

I have a bunch of questions I am hoping people can provide some information on:

- I am looking to get some new boots, my Spantiks run a little big and I am looking to replace ...
Read more : Aconcagua questions | Views : 228 | Replies : 8 | Forum : South America


Mauna Loa

Hi,

The page on Mauna Loa's Observatory Trail says that most car rental companies prohibit driving on Saddle Road. I know this is now out of date and it has been paved.... but does anyone know the state of the road to the Mauna Loa Observatory? Can I drive a rental car up it? Trying to get a straight answer out of the rental car companies is hard!

If I can't can anyone suggest an ...
Read more : Mauna Loa | Views : 614 | Replies : 4 | Forum : Oceania and Pacific Islands


Mont Blanc for beginners

Hello, I'm looking for advice on how to climb Mont Blanc as a total beginner. I do not have the money to pay for a guided trip, nor am I able to spend weeks practicing climbing other peaks in the surrounding mountains. I understand that the summit can be done in about a week, which is what I would be looking for. I do not have any experience of climbing mountains of this height, but ...
Read more : Mont Blanc for beginners | Views : 441 | Replies : 9 | Forum : Europe


Manaslu Trek - Need photos of Panbari

Have you trekked the Manaslu Circuit? I'm looking for unpublished pictures of Panbari, most notably the south face. I have all of the photos from Summit Post and everywhere else on the web.

If you were around Bimthang and have any good pictures, please let me know!

Thanks.
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Winter Mixed and Ice Climbing - Tatra Mountains (Poland) Winter Mixed and Ice Climbing - Tatra Mountains (Poland)

Winter Mixed and Ice Climbing - Tatra Mountains (Poland + Slovakia)



Enjoy and please subscribe to my channel if you like it.
Read more : Winter Mixed and Ice Climbing - Tatra Mountains (Poland) | Views : 229 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Europe


Ice Climbing/Skiing Northern India

Does anyone have any experience/advice/information about ice climbing and skiing in Northern India? I'm going to be there for most of March, I haven't been able to find a great deal of information online. Any information/pointers much appreciated. If anyone is also going to be there please give me a shout.

Cheers,
Martin
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Mount Tai (China)

My family will be in Shanghai, China in May 2017. Has anyone been to Mount Tai (near Tsing Tao city). Curious if anyone has info on trails, climbs or lodging in this area. Is the weather OK for climbing in May.
Thanks for any response!
Scott
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North Cairngorms, Scotland North Cairngorms, Scotland

I wanted to share my video with you guys:

Winter Mountaineering in North Cairngorms, Scotland.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ILZlMqD1d0



Wish I could go there more often.

Please subscribe to my channel if you like it.
Read more : North Cairngorms, Scotland | Views : 241 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Europe


Seirra Nevada Expeditions (Ecuador) still the best?

My sister and I are pllanning a Trip to Ecuador. We have minimal mountaineering experience but lots of hiking and canoeing experience. My understanding is that Ecuador has some of the less technical mountains so it's a good place to get started.

We're looking for a guide. So far everything has pointed to Seirra Nevada Expeditions being really good (and substantially cheaper than some of the companies with more online reviews). However, all the info ...
Read more : Seirra Nevada Expeditions (Ecuador) still the best? | Views : 511 | Replies : 1 | Forum : South America


 

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