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The forgotten face of Aspiring

A climber eyes Aspiring’s famous North West Ridge with the unclimbed North West Face in shadow to the left. Photo: Mark Watson.
The mysterious North West Face of Mt Aspiring, one of the enduring oddities of New Zealand alpinism, has finally been climbed. Naomi Arnold has the inside story A classic beauty...

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