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Sandy Allan MACC Fund Expedition | montane 08/11/2018
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BROAD PEAK: A MACC Fund sponsored Expedition

Sandy and Rick Allen’s ill-fated summit attempt – and incredible rescue – earlier this summer fast became one of the most famous expeditions of the season.  The expedition received funding from the Montane Alpine Club Climbing Fund, alongside other bodies.  All words and pictures by Sandy Allen. Broad Peak was first climbed to the summit by an Austrian expedition in 1957, and there remain many opportunities for technical unclimbed new lines on this mountain.  Our expedition’s main objective was either to try a new unclimbed line on the very steep... Read More