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Alpinists at Large: 1981 Attempt on Mt. Siguniang in China Fri Night Vid

© American Alpine Club

This week's Friday Night Video takes a look at the 1981 attempt on Mt Siguniang in China. At the time, there were complicated relations between the US and China and the trip was one of the first American expeditions to the mountains of China.

Not all partnerships start off on perfect footing, and some expeditions go sideways. The four members of the Mt. Siguniang expedition learned a lot of lessons during their "trip," but forged lifelong friendships nonetheless.


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11 Jul

Hmm... be privileged to be some of the first people in a long time to be invited into a country to climb... and behave like dicks.

Sorry, no.

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