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  • Photo: Jimmy Chin

    The "Clicking Baba" hanging out in his gallery/meditation shack in Gongotri, Northern India.

    The "Clicking Baba" hanging out in his gallery/meditation shack in Gongotri, Northern India.

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    A local Sadhu smoking the chillum.

    A local Sadhu smoking the chillum.

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    Pre-climb photo: Jimmy Chin, Renan Ozturk, Conrad Anker (left to right).

    Pre-climb photo: Jimmy Chin, Renan Ozturk, Conrad Anker (left to right).

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    The Shark's Fin.

    The Shark's Fin.

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    Renan Ozturk painting the Topovan landscape.

    Renan Ozturk painting the Topovan landscape.

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    Conrad Anker and Renan Ozturk setting up the portaledge at Camp II during the storm.

    Conrad Anker and Renan Ozturk setting up the portaledge at Camp II during the storm.

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    Jimmy Chin leading out on the "Trench Warfare" pitch.

    Jimmy Chin leading out on the "Trench Warfare" pitch.

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    Conrad Anker melting ice for water in the portaledge at Camp IV.

    Conrad Anker melting ice for water in the portaledge at Camp IV.

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    Conrad Anker jumaring high above the Meru Glacier.

    Conrad Anker jumaring high above the Meru Glacier.

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    Jimmy Chin scoping out the upper pitches from the belay.

    Jimmy Chin scoping out the upper pitches from the belay.

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    Conrad Anker climbing pitch 17 with Shivling in the background.

    Conrad Anker climbing pitch 17 with Shivling in the background.

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    Renan Ozturk leading out onto the upper headwall.

    Renan Ozturk leading out onto the upper headwall.

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    Conrad Anker cleaning the "House of Cards" pitch.

    Conrad Anker cleaning the "House of Cards" pitch.

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    Conrad Anker on the fifteenth day of the climb.

    Conrad Anker on the fifteenth day of the climb.

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