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    The road to Mount Mulhacén: one man's journey to fulfill a promise

    Join our editor as he tackles the 2,200-metre ascent of Mount Mulhacén, to fulfil a promise made in anger exactly a year ago. Will he do it, or do the gradient and heat get the better of him?
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    Last edited by Tarinder; 13-08-2007 at 08:57 AM.

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    Re: The road to Mount Mulhacén: one man's journey to fulfil a promise

    congrats fella, quite an achievement...so next year...sub 3 hours You should add in some sponsership to charity, sure many of us here would chip in for a good cause, make it even more fulfulling...and even more pressure to perform

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    Re: The road to Mount Mulhacén: one man's journey to fulfil a promise

    Nice pictures, great views. And certainly such determination

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    Re: The road to Mount Mulhacén: one man's journey to fulfil a promise

    Amazing acheivement, most folks will not realise just how tough something like that is in the kind of heat you were subjected to at this time of year.

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    Re: The road to Mount Mulhacén: one man's journey to fulfil a promise

    43 degrees? My god, that'd kill me even if I wasn't going anywhere. Congratulations.

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    Re: The road to Mount Mulhacén: one man's journey to fulfil a promise

    Awesome read Tarinder, thanks for posting, and congrats for completing it. Pure determination. Respect.
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    43 degrees? My god, that'd kill me even if I wasn't going anywhere. Congratulations.
    Likewise.

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    Re: The road to Mount Mulhacén: one man's journey to fulfil a promise

    Congrats indeed.
    I'm pretty sure I went up there when i was a wee boy, certainly walked for miles around that area. certainly very unforgiving terrain especially in the summer. Last time I was up there i cycled a bit which was really good too. I'd definitely recommend it. we went with an outfit based in mecina fondales (where my family has a house) which is a few villages along from bubion but there are also groups in bubion.
    it's a fantastic area though

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    Re: The road to Mount Mulhacén: one man's journey to fulfil a promise

    Congrats!

    I've just done the fairly breezy Scafell Pike in the Lake District with a bunch of mates, best fun i've had in a long time! Sounds like a pretty good hike, i'll have to look into it if i'm ever in Spain. And just think you've done a third of Everest - at that pace you could do it in 10 hours (if only!)

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