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Last year, Finn McCann wrote an article about climbing El Capitan with his terminally ill father Seamus, who had been diagnosed with a form of lung cancer 8 years earlier. This year, Finn embarked on a trip to Greenland with his brother Niall to climb previously untouched mountain routes and descend by speed-wing from the summits. Venturing into the unknown with no guidebooks or specific objectives may be a daunting prospect for some, but Finn and Niall relished the opportunity to for adventure. Finn has written an account of the trip, featured below. Read more
Niall and Finn McCann atop an unknown peak in Greenland, 78 kb

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