Going Places (Cont.)

Adventure Itinerary 2003

Dec 1, 2002
Outside Magazine

New Zealanders Graham Charles, 36, Marcus Waters, 36, and Mark Jones, 37, attempt the first unsupported traverse of the CORDILLERA DARWIN, a range of glaciated 8,000-foot mountains at the tip of South America.
British mountaineer Christian Bonington, 68, heads to OMAN, on the Arabian Peninsula, to climb the region's 3,300-foot limestone faces.
Mark Newcomb, 36, and a team of seven, including climbers Carlos Buhler, 45, and Ace Kvale, 46, attempt a winter ski-mountaineering expedition in Tibet's 22,800-foot SEPU KANGRI RANGE.
Thirty-three-year-old Scotsman Alun Hubbard begins a three-month expedition to SOUTH GEORGIA ISLAND to attempt first ascents of three mountains.
African-American climbers Elliott Boston, 33, Stephen Shobe, 46, and Jean Ellis, 55, join Conrad Anker, 40, for an attempt of Antarctica's highest peak, 16,067-foot VINSON MASSIF.
Blind mountaineer Erik Weihenmayer, 34, sets off to climb 16,023-foot CARSTENSZ PYRAMID in Irian Jaya, Indonesia.
Doug Scott, 61, leads a team to the border of India and Tibet to attempt 23,114-foot NYEGI KANGSANG, the last of the 23,000-foot peaks east of Bhutan yet to be climbed.
A Flemish expedition led by physician Paul Symons heads to LOW'S GULLY in Borneo, one of the world's last unexplored canyons.
Ed Viesturs, 43, visits 26,658-foot NANGA PARBAT, the 13th summit in his quest to become the first American to climb all 14 of the world's 8,000-meter peaks.
Australian adventurer Tim Cope, 24, begins a 30-month ski and kayak circumnavigation of the ARCTIC CIRCLE.
American Stephen Koch, 34, heads to Mount Everest to attempt a vertical snowboard descent of the HORNBEIN COULOIR and finish his quest to board the Seven Summits.

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