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Highest / Longest climb in Aus? 23-May-2016 At 6:49:28 AM Zarb
On 22/05/2016 citationx wrote:
>On 22/05/2016 Zarb wrote:
>>I feel like if I were to do it, I would find the start on a separate
>>before attempting, and maybe even climb the first part of the North West
>>Face so I could do a little food / water drop where it meets Blade Ridge?
>Before trying to plan the climb, think about planning the walk in :-)
>It's south western tasmania, afterall. Although, this year we had 4 good
>days of weather in a row before (and after) it crapped itself with 100+km/h
>winds, and that was only at 1000m. These windows of fine weather may get
>longer as more climate change occurs.
>Also, someone died falling 150m off one of the ridges earlier this year,
>but she was walking. It still shows that you need to be very careful, you
>may well be using one of those ridges to descend.

This is all in the very distant future, but would you say it's reasonable to put aside a full week for the walk + weather window?

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