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Sea of Vapors WI5-7 on Trophy Wall

Sea of Vapors WI5-7 on Trophy Wall is one of the famous ice line in Rockies. Trophy Wall (aka Terminator Wall) is place where all lines are amazing, and each route will be "trophy" in your climbing CV. Probably the most popular is Sea of Vapors.

Weeping Wall in Canadian Rockies

Weeping Wall is one of the most famous icefalls in Rockies. 160 meters of ice from WI4 to WI5+. Mandatory route in Rockies. It consist Lower Weeping Wall (160 meters) and second Ice fall: Upper Weeping Wall (about 170 meters).

Cineplex topo

The Cineplex is a large chamber in Canadian Rockies, where you can climb some of hard classic drytooling routes. Here was first M12 in world - Musashi. There you will find routes like The Game M13, Steel Koan M13+, Rocky Mountain Horror Picture Show M11+. Let say that if you will be in Rockies there Cineplex is must be place :-). Below you have topo of Cineplex, by Ramon Marin.

Chris Bonington - Mr Alpinism

Born in 1934, Chris Bonington began climbing at the age of 17. In 1958 he took part in an early ascent of the Bonatti Pillar on the Petit Dru, and later became the flrst Briton to climb the North Face of the Eiger. He was soon invited to take part in Himalayan adventures; he reached the summit of Annapurna Il (7927 m) in 1960, and then Nuptse (7861 m) in 1961.

Adam Bielecki

Adam Bielecki - Polish mountaineer. He was born in Tychy, Finish psychology on Jagiellonian University in Kraków. He climb in mountains from 1999. On account he has first winter ascent on Gasherbrum I (2012) and Broad Peak (2013). He climb also Makalu, K2, and Khan Tengri (At the age of 17, he was the youngest person).

Guido Machetto

Guido Machetto (28. 05. 1937 Biella - 24. 07. 1976 Tour Ronde) - Italian mountaineer and mountain guide. He was author of new routes in Alps and some difficult repeats of hard classics routes. In 1963 climb in Peruwian Ands (FA Nevado Terijuay). On 1974 and 1975 climb in Hindu Kusch (FA Tirich Mir West II, new route on Tirich Mir Main, ascent on Udren Zom). He climb on Tierra del Fuego in 1966. He was leader of expedition on Annapurna. Member of GHM.

Mountaineering in Tatra Mountains

The Tatra Mountains are located between Poland and Slovakia. They are the smallest Alpine range in Europe, with their highest peak Gerlachovský štít reaching only 2655 m above sea-level. They offer a lot of exciting rock climbing opportunities in summertime, yet wintertime can offer even better climbing options. The heights of walls reach up to 900 meters, about 200 - 300 meters on average. Their altitude is usually 1800-2300 m, so you don't need acclimatization.

Wanda Rutkiewicz

Wanda Rutkiewicz was probably the best polish female climber on high mountains. She was the first woman to successfully summit K2. She also summit Mount Everest, Nanga Parbat, Cho Oyu, Gasherbrum I, Gasherbrum II, Shisha Pangma, Annapurna.

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