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All in a day's climb on Muztagh Ata.  Not that we didn't almost lose it

all en route on the infamous Karakarom Highway.


Ski Mountaineering


Not quite the same at 24,747 feet.  With frostbitten hands, Quillen gasped for air before watching in horror as his pack and headlamp careened down the Kartamak Glacier.

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John Quillen

Western China is reminiscent of the old West,... only with bigger mountains and camels.

Quillen's second published manuscript is a funny and descriptive journey through a remote

portion of the world and one of the highest peaks still skiable. Follow his team through the

dusty streets of Kashgar to the top of 24,747 foot "Ice Mountain Father".

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