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Eric Alexander and Erik Weihenmayer Mount Cook in New Zealand

Eric Alexander and Erik Weihenmayer are currently climbing Mount Cook in New Zealand. Mt Cook at 12,316 feet it is the areas highest peak.

Time is going by and our summit bid has come down to one window if the weather and conditions cooperate. Cook got hit with 5 feet of snow and the weather has not been clear. We do not wish to head up into Avalanche danger, nor nasty weather so we must wait. We have climbed a couple of local peaks near Queenstown and done a bit of rock climbing as we wait. Erik led a little 5.8 the other day - see photo.

I will let you know what develops - all the best and thanks Eric

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Eric Alexander veteran climber, Everest Summiter, author and motivational speaker. To book Eric Alexander e-mail everestnews2004@adelphia.net

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