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Alaska - Mooses Tooth

Posted on May 18, 2012 at 4:45 AM

Jim Broomhead and I spent three weeks in the Alaska range this spring and climbed the classic route ”Ham & Eggs” (TD: 5.9, AI4, 900m) to the summit of Mooses Tooth. There had been a lot of snow this winter, so conditions were not the best and there were many awkward snow mushrooms on the route and much steep, unprotectable snow.

 

On our first day in the range, we helped in the rescue of a Japanese climber who had taken a bad fall when a rappel anchor had pull...

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Hardest route yet, but not quite hard enough

Posted on January 24, 2012 at 8:15 AM

Last week I climbed in Italy with Ramon Marin. Our initial plan was to repeat the legendary mixed route: ”Mission Impossible” (M11). Unfortunately the ice curtain hadn’t formed so the route did indeed turn out to be impossible. For 6 months I have been training hard with this single route in mind, so it was quite disappointing t...

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Route overview

Posted on August 12, 2011 at 2:05 AM

Here is an overview of the peaks that our team climbed in the eastern Djangart region this summer. The position of the different peaks can be seen on the map in the previous post and HERE is the expedition report.


Peak Alexandra (5290m) with the route “Bivouac - French for Mistake” (D: 5.4, 70, 700m) climbed by Jim Broomhead og Kristoffer Szilas

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New routes in the Djangart Region, Kyrgyzstan

Posted on August 9, 2011 at 5:20 AM

Peak Alexandra (5290m) with our route “Bivouac - French for Mistake” (D: 5.4, 70,700m) following the left-hand skyline


 

Peak Lea (4950m) with our route “Mermaid” (D: M4, 70, 500m) going straight up left of centre

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First ascents in Kyrgysztan

Posted on August 7, 2011 at 5:20 AM

I have just returned from at trip to the Djangart-region of Kyrgyzstan with a group of six Danes and one Brit. Jim Broomhead and I did the first ascent of Pt. 4950, which we named Peak Lea after my girfriend and Pt. 5290, which we named Peak Alexandra after his wife.

We will write a proper report soon and post it here and meanwhile there are some photos here:

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