The Peak Area meeting this Thursday (18 Sep) will include a lecture by Sam Whittaker on an expedition to Huayhuash in Peru this summer. Sam, Nic Sellers and Mark Pretty made the second ascent of a 15 pitch E6 on an amazing granite wall, located at 5500m. Hear Sam's take on running it out above aid rivets on 7a+ ground in cold conditions, but on superbly featured rock "which looks like Devil's Tower".
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