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South Face of Aconcagua, Argentina 15th June 2007

2 Responses to “South Face of Aconcagua, Argentina”

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    Polly:

    wow that is amazing!!

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    Jeff Ambrose:

    Beautiful, such moody weather.

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South Face of Aconcagua, Argentina

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Aconcagua is not only the highest mountain of South America, in fact it is the highest outside of Asia.

Still the 6962m/22,841ft high summit can be reached using a rough but non-technical hiking path. This is the other side of the mountain, the South Face, almost 3km/10k ft of near vertical ice and rock, with an age old glacier at its feet. Serious climbing…

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