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Learning the Ropes

Photograph By Jacqui Edgerly

Mountaineer Conrad Anker put the trip together. "A few of us had never done a long expedition," says Edgerly. "Conrad and a few other experienced climbers, like Phil Henderson, Kasha Rigby, Jon Krakauer and Jeremy Jones, showed us the ropes. It was like a ski vacation after we got to 14 camp."