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On to Ojos del Salado

After having to wait out the weekend in Copiapo we now have procured the required permits for Ojos del Salado. We also bought 40l of water as well as a 20l canister for gasoline before heading out into the Atacama … Continue reading

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The Peak Puzzle: What’s the best time of the year to climb?

As every mountaineer knows, there is usually a limited time in the year when you can climb high peaks. Depending on the hemisphere and local climate, this usually is in the summer (higher latitudes) or in the dry season (near … Continue reading

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Where are those Panamerican Peaks?

A few weeks ago I played with Microsoft Live Earth. This is a great app. If you like Google Earth, you’ll love this one, too. This free app allows you to locate pretty much any area and fly to it … Continue reading

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