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Ireland: Carrauntoohil summit via Bridia Valley

Howdy folks,

Well we nixed around Ireland with a keg and but are still headed to Carrauntoohil in July via Bridia Valley > Caher > Carrauntoohil.
Tried doing some Google Fu and checked both:

Paddy Dillion's book
The Mountains of Ireland: A Guide to Walking the Summits
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mountains-Irel ... 1852841109

and Kieron Gibbon's book
Ireland’s County High Points
http://www.collinspress.ie/irelands-cou ... oints.html

and really ...
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Hiking in the Pyrennes

Hello,

I'm planning 4 day loop hike/walk in the Pyrenees (14JUL to 16JUL) in the area of Benasque, Spain

I'm looking for some advice on the following routes:

Route #1- Includes Pico de Posets (preferred):
Day 1 - Benasque to Refugio Ángel Orús
Day 2 - Refugio Ángel Orús to Refugio de Biadós via Pico de Posets:
Day 3 - Refugio de Biadós to Refugio de Estós via GR11 with a hike to Pico de ...
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Day trip from Genva - recommendations?

Hey, anyone have any recommendations for classic climbs that can be done in a day (ok if it is a long day) from Geneva with public transportation (possible for me to rent a car but I would rather not)? I am looking for something relatively easy/moderate since I will be alone. A beautiful ridge traverse under yds 5.6 grade (french 4a) would be perfect!!!! ...But I am also open for suggestions of mixed alpine (snow ...
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Sicily, hiking the Peloritani, the mountains of the 2 seas

Hi,
we will do a trek through the Peloritani mountains, the range located on the East edge of the Sicily between the Ionian and Tyrrhenian seas, and because of this gifted of outstanding panorama that includes also the volcano Etna, the Aeolian islands and the Strait of Messina. Starting from Dinnamare mount over the Strait, along the ancient path named Dorsale dei Peloritani we will climb the mains peaks as the mysterious Monte Scuderi, Monte ...
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Huascaran Sur July beta wanted Huascaran Sur July beta wanted

Planning summit attempt of Huascaran Sur, standard route. Anyone have any current beta on the condition of the route, garganta etc...?
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Gas canister in San Juan / Argentina

As Mendoza's airport ist closed till early december I will arrive in San Juan and thinking about to start my mountain trip from there. Does sombody knows where to buy gas canisters in San Juan?
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Climbing Kilimanjaro - to the roof of Africa

GoPro: Climbing Kilimanjaro - To the roof of Africa

A Hiking trip we will never forget!

A while ago, when we just started hiking together, we had a conversation about how flat our country is, and the idea of reaching the peak of a big, well known mountain. In the upfollowing months of good training in surrounding area's, our little fantasy became reality. We booked a trip to Tanzania, where we stayed in Moshi, a ...
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Mount Everest Summit Gallery

Why not take a look at some of the excellent photographs of British climbers on the summit of Mount Everest.

Mount Everest Summit Gallery
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New first ascent in Shahdej group

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Risk of theft in Cordillera Blanca

What is the general opinion on gear safety at your basecamp in the less populated valleys?

We are planning a trip to one of the less popular Quebradas for a week or so while we attempt 2-3 acclimatization peaks. We are able to carry most of our gear but likely will need to hire an arriero and a burro, but want to hire him only for the trek in. Is there a risk of leaving ...
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