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Simple Incline  

Simple Incline

Mountaineering The Cordillera Blanca

October 27th 2008
You kick your crampon into the ice and take another swing with the climbing axe. Your arms begin to weaken as you fearfully look below while checking your harness and safety rope. You stop for a moment to catch you breath while getting instructions from the guide. Suddenly you slip, become disoriented and are left dangling by your life line. It takes a moment to register that you are hanging f ... read more
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Peruvian Flag Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
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Tot: 0.152s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 8; qc: 13; dbt: 0.0204s; 13; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 2; ; mem: 6.3mb