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Three Climbers are Dead in Ecuador Following a “Black Day for Mountaineering”

In the words of the Ecuadorian Association of Mountain Guides—known as ASEGUIM—this past Saturday, August 13, was a “black day for mountaineering.” Three climbers died and a dozen were injured after unrelated accidents occurred on three different volcanoes: Carihuairazo (16,463 feet), Illiniza Sur (17,267 feet), and Cayambe (18,996 feet). The three deaths all occurred on […]

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