Aconcagua "Stone Sentinel" Climbing the Stairway to Heaven

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Use of front points of crampons, ice axe pick and ice hammer pick to climb a slope. The holiday is such a great way to build an inclusive community. Overall the goal is to build horsepower and staying power so our athletes can go faster farther, feel stronger longer and be mentally tougher on the mountain. The sharp karst shapes, the domination of bare karst, the lack of water, poverty of vegetation, harsh climate and sparse population require the same efforts from the climber as many much higher mountains.

Pages: 182

Publisher: Walter Noel Stewart; First edition (October 8, 2014)

ISBN: 0578149508

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