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Khaos in Kazakhstan

The following is a trip report about our (Anton Afanassiev, Ben Sommerfeld, and Ketan Desai) fairly chaotic and injurious trip to Kazakhstan that happened last summer. Also joining us were Anelia Mynzhasarova and Bree Kehler. Now that the journal is … Continue reading

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A First Foray in Patagonia Pt.2

Part 2 of 2. A long trip report detailing our time climbing in the Fitz Roy massif, Patagonia.¬†You should read part one here first: https://www.ubc-voc.com/2023/10/03/a-first-foray-in-patagonia-pt-1 January 30-31: Mermoz misadventure We hiked back up to Piedra Negra, swapping our approach shoes … Continue reading

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!GURI |AIB (The White Streak)

Learning to Route Develop and Big Wall Climb in Spitzkoppe, Namibia Preparatory Ramblings     Preparatory Ramblings It has taken me some time to submit this report. On my return from Namibia, I was greeted by a series of emergencies … Continue reading

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Frey, Argentina: Among the Agujas

Trip date: January 9 – 14, 2023 Trip participants: Nick Hindley, Steve Stosky, Sam McEwen, Esther Li, Duncan Pawson, Val Fazio, Alissa Butcher, Natasha Beaulac, Nick Brown, Graham Haber, Tara Hartzell, Matt Hill Frey is an alpine area in the … Continue reading

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