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We discovered what was left of Tommy and Beth's portaledge halfway up the route. After being forced from their camp in 2000 by terrorists, it was abandoned. My guess is that the heavily armed and bored Kyrgyz military continued firing on it until it broke free. They mentioned to us their affinity for doing target practice on the big walls.
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chris harkness
Feb 11, 2014
We discovered what was left of Tommy and Beth's portaledge halfway up the route. After being forced from their camp in 2000 by terrorists, it was abandoned. My guess is that the heavily armed and bored Kyrgyz military continued firing on it until it broke free. They mentioned to us their affinity for doing target practice on the big walls.  
Nathan Scherneck
Portland, OR
Nathan Scherneck   Portland, OR
this pic is Mountain Project gold Jan 1, 2016
trying hard
Sierra East Side
trying hard   Sierra East Side
wow thats amazing. great post Mar 23, 2014

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