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donini

Trad climber
Ouray, Colorado
Topic Author's Original Post - May 15, 2017 - 05:07pm PT
The best alpine climbing takes you to wonderful, remote parts of the world where the local people are as interesting and memorable as the peaks you came to climb.

China 1981
China 1981
Credit: donini
Tibetan women
Tibetan women
Credit: donini
Great Wall 1981
Great Wall 1981
Credit: donini
Boy on his log....Orinoco River
Boy on his log....Orinoco River
Credit: donini
Keepin the peace....Orinoco Rain Forest
Keepin the peace....Orinoco Rain Forest
Credit: donini
Balti porter showin some moves
Balti porter showin some moves
Credit: donini
Credit: donini
Schoolgirls in Baltistan
Schoolgirls in Baltistan
Credit: donini
Thomas Huber with Ali his good friend and cook for twenty years
Thomas Huber with Ali his good friend and cook for twenty years
Credit: donini
Stephan...my Patagonia fishing guru
Stephan...my Patagonia fishing guru
Credit: donini
Time for dinner
Time for dinner
Credit: donini
Gaucho
Gaucho
Credit: donini
Somebody has to drive the van down
Somebody has to drive the van down
Credit: donini
A gaucho on his best friend
A gaucho on his best friend
Credit: donini
Post up some of yours!











EdBannister

Mountain climber
13,000 feet
May 15, 2017 - 05:57pm PT
High bar to follow Jim... Maybe Eric Reynolds will post.
Studly

Trad climber
WA
May 15, 2017 - 06:06pm PT
Do the Amish count?

Credit: Studly
Ghost

climber
A long way from where I started
May 15, 2017 - 06:16pm PT
I'll play:
This dude was taking us toward one of the biggest climbing adventures ...
This dude was taking us toward one of the biggest climbing adventures of my life.
Credit: Ghost
Mungeclimber

Trad climber
Nothing creative to say
May 15, 2017 - 06:17pm PT
That's a Yamaha Enticer 34D!
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
May 15, 2017 - 06:21pm PT
I've always been partial to the ladies...
Credit: Reilly
fivethirty

Ice climber
CA
May 15, 2017 - 06:23pm PT
That's a Yamaha Enticer 34D!

Jim Brennan

Trad climber
May 15, 2017 - 06:35pm PT
Ghulam Abbas and friend. What's for dinner ?

Credit: Jim Brennan

My name is Ammat !

Credit: Jim Brennan

The curious about westerners, Imam who answered every curiousity I had about Islam without letting me explore the Mosque.

Credit: Jim Brennan

The famous Rasool in 1989.

Credit: Jim Brennan

The military:

Credit: Jim Brennan

Balti style.

Credit: Jim Brennan
moosedrool

climber
Andrzej Citkowicz far away from Poland
May 15, 2017 - 06:36pm PT
Credit: moosedrool
WBraun

climber
May 15, 2017 - 06:36pm PT
But they all climb too because every living entity is always permanently tied into the immortal rope of the super soul ........
Jim Brennan

Trad climber
May 15, 2017 - 06:55pm PT
The pilots.

Credit: Jim Brennan
zBrown

Ice climber
May 15, 2017 - 06:59pm PT
But they all climb too because every living entity is always permanently tied into the immortal rope of the super soul ........

.... I forgot what I was going to say. It was good though!

I'm ruling out

the super sole
the rope a dope
soul on ice


I hope I don't die before I get old.

Carry on my wayward sons.
thebravecowboy

climber
The Good Places
May 15, 2017 - 07:36pm PT
that sheepf*#ker that swung at my partner but missed for lardy reach from his broke back horse.
yanqui

climber
Balcarce, Argentina
May 15, 2017 - 07:43pm PT
Not all Argentine gauchos are old geezers

A different kind of gaucho
A different kind of gaucho
Credit: yanqui
donini

Trad climber
Ouray, Colorado
Topic Author's Reply - May 15, 2017 - 07:54pm PT
The roadhead during the 1976 Torre Egger climb
The roadhead during the 1976 Torre Egger climb
Credit: donini

The scar that is El Chalten was still years in the future. The young lady is Jane Wilson (Jay's sister). Her dance partner Tim from the Kiwi expedition is indeed glad that not everybody was there to climb,
Fritz

Social climber
Choss Creek, ID
May 15, 2017 - 07:58pm PT
Perhaps some of these Nepali folks are climbers, but at least they live at altitude. Wonderful people.

A Mustang Nepal cowboy.
A Mustang Nepal cowboy.
Credit: Fritz

Heaing south for the winter in Mustang.
Heaing south for the winter in Mustang.
Credit: Fritz

Shrepa family portrait, after their English-speaking daugher showed us...
Shrepa family portrait, after their English-speaking daugher showed us the path & insisted we visit their house.
Credit: Fritz

Stein taking photos on the right & Sherpa woman fetching in dried-dung...
Stein taking photos on the right & Sherpa woman fetching in dried-dung for fires at left.
Credit: Fritz

A Mustang Harvest photo

Credit: Fritz

mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
May 15, 2017 - 08:03pm PT
Credit: mouse from merced
Credit: mouse from merced
Screw that alpine sh#t.
Oplopanax

Mountain climber
The Deep Woods
May 16, 2017 - 09:43am PT
The guys who build and debuild the roads which we use to get us closer to the peaks
Credit: Oplopanax
yanqui

climber
Balcarce, Argentina
May 16, 2017 - 11:09am PT
I've known Delma and Froilán for about 20 years. They are emblematic of the paisanos of the Sierras of Córdoba. These people have lived in the Sierras for untold generations, scratching out a living herding sheep, goats, cattle and horses, and growing what little else they could. When the highway came through, it opened the possibility to do business with passing tourists. Life became a little less harsh, although subsistence herding was still a principal part of family wealth. Many of the younger generation have escaped to the cities, but there are still homesteads scattered about the Sierras, some in remarkably remote areas.

Delma, Joe and Froilan
Delma, Joe and Froilan
Credit: yanqui

The view from Delma and Froilán's front porch:

Summer in the Sierras of Córdoba
Summer in the Sierras of Córdoba
Credit: yanqui

Jaybro

Social climber
Wolf City, Wyoming
May 19, 2017 - 11:21am PT
They make Joe look like a giant! And I know he's not!
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