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Today in climbing history...

Postby DiabolicDassie » Thu Aug 08, 2013 10:05 am

8 August 1786 – Michel-Gabriel Paccard and Jacques Balmat completed the first recorded ascent of Mont Blanc in the Alps, an act considered to be the birth of modern mountaineering. - Wikipedia
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Re: Today in climbing history...

Postby Ghaznavid » Thu Aug 08, 2013 1:37 pm

That sounds like something I would post. On 29 August each year I post the obituary for the death of English cricket in 1882 on facebook...
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