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Things still on track for Langua-e-Barfi (7011m) to Koh-e-Langar (7076m) traverse in Afghanistan

April 13, 2016
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Things still on track for Langua-e-Barfi (7011m) to Koh-e-Langar (7076m) traverse in Afghanistan

Things are still on track for our Koh-e-Barfi (7011m) to Koh-e-Langar (7076m) traverse in Afghanistan, from June 20 to July 31. However the security is still a big unknown so we have a Plan B which is Ismoil Somoni (or Peak Komunisma) (7495m) in Tajikistan. Ted, who lives and works in Afghanistan will make...

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2017 Expedition to Tirich Mir 7708m, Nor’West Pakistan.

August 2, 2015
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2017 Expedition to Tirich Mir 7708m, Nor’West Pakistan.

I have decided to plan ahead to 2017, and start organising a trip to climb Tirich Mir (7708m), the highest peak in the Hindu Kush, and highest peak in the world outside of the Himalayan/Karakoram chain. Its high, but involves nothing like the costs...

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2016: Langu-e-Barfi (7011m) to Koh-e-Langar (7076m) traverse

February 15, 2015
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2016: 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...

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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...

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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...

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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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