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2015: Langu-e-Barfi (7011m) to Koh-e-Langar (7076m) traverse

February 15, 2015
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2015: Langu-e-Barfi (7011m) to Koh-e-Langar (7076m) traverse

Executive Summary The objective of this expedition is to make a traverse of two 7000m plus peaks in the High Hindu Kush Range. The mountains are: • Koh-e-Langua-e-Barfi (7017m) • Koh-e-Langar (7072m) These mountains lie on the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan, in the Wakhan Corridor of NE Afghanistan. The climbers, Pat Deavoll and...

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New Zealand Hindu Kush Expedition (Pakistan) 2014: Langua-tai-Barfi 7017m

August 10, 2014
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New Zealand Hindu Kush Expedition (Pakistan) 2014: Langua-tai-Barfi 7017m

Thankyou To start with I want to thank a number of people and organisations: Firstly, my climbing partner Chris, without whom we wouldn’t have got as high on the mountain as we did. Secondly, Abdur Razaq and Proffessor Karim Baig of Tirich Mir Travel,...

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Into the last week..and things are falling into place…

June 14, 2014
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Into the last week..and things are falling into place…

Its now less than a week before we leave, and things seem to be falling into place! Our visas, which required a letter of permission from the Ministry of Tourism and the Ministry of the Interior, Pakistan, have finally eventuated after several weeks of...

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New Zealand Expedition to the High Hindu Kush

May 17, 2014
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New Zealand Expedition to the High Hindu Kush

Its just over a month before Chris Todd and I head off to Pakistan to potentially make the first ascent of the South Face of Langua-tai-Barfi (7016m) (above) and...

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Incubus

April 25, 2014
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In a dream I walk on a beach of anthracite, black,slick as night. A broiling sky hangs low across the breakers which flinging foam, chase shoreward with dictated and...

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On the trail of Genghis Khan: An epic journey through the land of the Nomads. Tim Cope.

April 25, 2014
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What is it about Australia that it manages to routinely pull epic adventurers out of the bag, even in this day and age? John Muir, Justin Jones and James...

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