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Preliminary stats: Himalaya and Everest 2011 spring review

Posted: Jun 08, 2011 02:40 am EDT

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(Newsdesk) Youngest, oldest, first and last. Remembering the past Himalaya spring season, the interesting along with the sad, following yesterday's Pakistan winter report here's more from Himalaya statistician Rodrigo Granzotto Peron. Before the big spring chronicle he has in the pipe, here a sneak review of the recent Himalaya and Everest climbing season.Preliminary numbers of the seasonBy Rodrigo Granzotto PeronSo far, there are preliminary reports of, more or less, 680 summits in the Spring Season 2011. More than 500...

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