Caption: Michael Silitch on a spire along the Cosmique Ridge.
Photo: Tim Neville
Outside correspondent Tim Neville traveled to France to profile ski and climbing guide Michael Silitch, an American trying to gain full access to the most exclusive guiding outfit in the world, the Compagnie des Guides de Chamonix.
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