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Second climbing team turning back.  
   

Second climbing team turning back.

At 5,000m we said good-bye to the other 4 member team on the mountain along with the Belgium couple we were climbing with. After 3 hours of climbing the exertion and altitude were starting to take its toll. Sandra and I decided to push on with a guide as we were only half way there!
Finding our limits

April 6th 2015
We have been very lucky on our travels having hiked through some truly awe inspiring scenery with largely perfect weather, however, there has been something lacking. Gazing at the granite towers of southern Patagonia and witnessing the majestic peaks of the Andes range inspired a question in us - what is it like to climb one? Having never climbed anything over 2,000m and not knowing how our bod ... read more
South America » Chile » Antofagasta Region » San Pedro de Atacama

Chilean Flag Prior to the coming of the Spanish in the 16th century, northern Chile was under Inca rule while Araucanian Indians inhabited central and southern Chile; the latter were not completely subjugated until the early 1880s. Although Chile declared its ind... ... read more
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Tot: 0.393s; Tpl: 0.031s; cc: 11; qc: 53; dbt: 0.0319s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 3; ; mem: 1.4mb