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Get ready to tackle the difficult climb and enjoy its challenging twists and turns, as well as its majestic landscapes! Above all, accept the truth that what you primarily need to address in training is not so much brute strength or technical expertise, as plain old fundamental movement skills. Note: There is also the ‘Caher Route’ which starts in Glencar but we have no experience of this trail. In 2008 I lead a four man team that established notable new routes in a remote area of South West Greenland.

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Publisher: Mountaineers Books; edition (2012-06-20) (1800)


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