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Re: Circumnavigators vs Mt Everest climbers

Originally Posted by Minnewaska View Post
I think we were saying the same thing??

Btw, Ed Viesturs has summited all 14 Himalayan peaks over 8000 meters without oxygen and survived the 1996 epic disaster on Everest.
Yes, the fact that I had quoted you means not necessarily that I disagree but that what I am saying is related with what you have posted

I never had any wish to climb mountains but raced motorcycles that some consider without much ground a dangerous activity, at least no living threatening but I would very much prefer to make a dangerous "sport" (if I like it) one that I can control and manage risks then to risk sailing in water infested with pirates where everything has to do with luck and I cannot control anything.

I never trusted luck


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