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2006 image of Spaniard Dr. Jose Ramon Morandeira, climbing a Via Ferrata on Riglos Towers, near his home town of Zaragoza, northern Spain, courtesy of JR Morandeira (click to enlarge).





Dr. Morandeira: Could David Sharp have been saved? Definitely

Posted: Jun 15, 2006 01:19 am EDT

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(MountEverest.net) Basque and Spanish Himalaya climbers are some tough cookies. Upfront, skilled, smart and proud - when they are spotted around a dining table in Kathmandu, other climbers whisper and point. These guys walk the line right to the edge, and when the hills have been too rough on them, they have a favorite doc: Dr. Jose Ramon Morandeira. Veteran climber and Head of Research at Zaragozas University Hospital, Morandeira decided to specialize in treatment of frostbite and emergency mountain medicine for personal reasons. <cutoff><b>Personal...

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