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The glacier on the east face of Ausangate

 
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The glacier on the east face of Ausangate
Just visible on the left is part of the steep headwall, which is almost 200m high. At the bottom, it's a bit less steep, but most of it is like this.

Today was more or less a rest day. We gathered our gear from the wall after leaving a lot of it yesterday evening, and Iván, our guide, would continue to prepare the belay stations for our second summit attempt tomorrow.

3 June 2011.

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LucNice

Luc

Voted 10/10

ice formations
Posted Nov 17, 2011 10:44 am

rggRe: Nice

rgg

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Thanks.

When the sun drives away the cold, it's a great place to be and we had plenty of time to enjoy all the scenery today. I really like all these formations. Danger and beauty combined.
Posted Nov 17, 2011 1:11 pm

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