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Chimborazo - Roof of Ecuador
Preparing for a big mountain
It took a while until Chimborazo revealed itself to us. It was not until a sudden 10 second- window opened up in the thick fog, while approaching El Castillo at around 7:00 am in the morning, when we could see the Veintimilla summit surrounded by white smoke of snow, violently blowing across...
9 January 2011, 23h21
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Cotopaxi on a beautiful day.
Third time to Cotopaxi
Just a couple of minutes after KLM's big MD11 took off from Guayaquil airport we could spot the huge, snow covered volcanoes when the aircraft entered the Avenida dos Volcanoes on it's 30 minutes flight to Quito, the capital city of Ecuador. We fought to get a glance out through the small windows on...
30 December 2010, 16h04
A great climbing week in Valais 2009 – Aletschhorn, Dom and Pollux
15 Aug 09
Saturday, day 1: En route to the Mittelaletsch hut.
After waking up in the sleepy village of Fiesch it was time to go to the cable car up to Fiescheralp up at 2.212m where I met with my HIKR.ORG-friend Andi whom I met in the Caucasus last year. We made plans to climb the Aletschhorn together many months ago and it...
3 December 2009, 10h49
Mont Blanc: solo ascent – Stockholm-Mont Blanc during a weekend in August.
Massif du Mont Blanc
30 Jul 07
The highest mountain of the Alps had been on my mind for years and now it was time to give it a shot.
Living in Sweden makes the planning important as flights, trains and buses needs to be arranged. I had only a long weekend available for my trip, from a Friday until Tuesday. A rather short and limited timeframe considering I...
4 August 2008, 23h19
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