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Old 05-11-2017, 08:03 AM
 
Location: Oslo, NO
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Old 05-11-2017, 08:18 AM
 
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^It's like a bunch of average height guys, a short guy, plus a midget tbh.
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Old 05-11-2017, 05:34 PM
 
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Highest point is the peak of Ras Dashen at 4,550m (14,930ft). Can only see the rest of the surrounding highlands, it's quite a mountainous country overall.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N5SPsrVVvMM
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Old 05-12-2017, 09:26 AM
 
Location: Paris
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In Ecuador, it is the Chimborazo volcano/mountain with 6,263 m (20,548 ft) elevation, located in the Andes range (cordillera). The top completely covered by glaciers.
On clear days and with certain conditions, the summit can be seen from the coastal city of Guayaquil.
The summit of Mount Everest reaches a higher elevation above sea level, but the summit of Chimborazo is widely reported to be the farthest point on the surface from earth's center. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chimborazo)


I dream to climb it, combined with Cotopaxi ...
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Old 05-12-2017, 12:05 PM
 
Location: USA
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Default Carihuairazo

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I dream to climb it, combined with Cotopaxi ...
Go for it!!

How about the Carihuairazo? neighboring the Chimborazo at 5,018 m(16,463 ft).
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carihuairazo




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Old 05-12-2017, 12:58 PM
 
Location: Buenos Aires and La Plata, ARG
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Aconcagua, Argentina can be seen from Valparaiso, Chile.



Obviously it is not an easy task to climb it. Even by the "walkable" normal route.
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Old 05-12-2017, 01:22 PM
 
Location: Paris
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Aconcagua, Argentina can be seen from Valparaiso, Chile.



Obviously it is not an easy task to climb it. Even by the "walkable" normal route.
Damn almost 7km high and that close to the coast. Impressive !
It is easy. Only difficulty is altitude and -as usual that high- cold and wind...
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Old Today, 05:56 AM
 
Location: United Kingdom
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Circa 3,000 feet and about 100 miles.
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