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Base camp below the north face can be seen to the ...


The nation of Indonesia sprawls across thousands of miles of ocean and islands on the southwest edge of the Pacific. It includes the western end of New Guinea, which contains remote highlands and a mountain chain of peaks including Carstensz Pyramid.

Getting There 

By air, land, or sea. Jakarta, the capitol, is the usual Asian mass of seething humanity. You'll likely pass through, going and coming from your particular, specific destination.

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Base camp below the north face can be seen to the ...

Regular N Face (Harrer) Route 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Oceania : Indonesia : Carstensz Pyramid
This is a complex link-up of weaknesses breaking up the monolithic limestone slabs on the north side of the peak. Look for left-trending corners in the center of the wall, which lead to a giant terrace. Follow right'slanting corners from the right end of the terrace, taking climbers to the summit ridge. Follow the ridge left towards the summit. This easy ridge is interrupted by a deep gash, requiring 5.8 climbing to attain the far side, or a tyrolean. Some short steps between the gap and the sum...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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