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Kyle Dempster, Hayden Kennedy and Urban Novak put up a new route on the unclimbed east face of K7 (6935m), after a failed attempt last year.
Father Michael Kennedy reports, “Two days on the route and all night rappelling back down. Sounds like they found some hard mixed climbing up high and funkier weather than expected. Safe and sound in base camp now.”
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