Pat’s Climbing Story

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 hard work on the part of Razaq (Tirich Mir Travel)...

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Pat’s Climbing Story

June 21, 2010
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Pat began her mountaineering career in 1976. Highlights prior to 1980 included ascents of all NZ?s ten thousand-foot peaks and a three-month south to north traverse of the Southern Alps. In the early eighties she did repeats of the classic grade 5 test pieces, the ?Central Gully? on the South Face of Douglas and...

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Pat’s Climbing and Outdoors Resume

April 20, 2010
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Outdoor career summary Mountaineering 2012: Successful first ascent of Koh-e-Rank (6200m) with Maryrose Fowlie in the Wakhan Corridor of Afghanistan. 2011: Successful first ascent of the NW Ridge of Koh-e-Baba-Tangi (6600m) in the Wakhan Corridor of Afghanistan with sister Chris Byrch. 2010: Unsucessful attempt at the first ascent of the West Face of Vasuki...

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