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New Big Wall Route in Patagonia by Dave Turner
Submitted By: John McNamee on Jan 27, 2008

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News from is that Dave Turner summited yesterday after spending 34 days on the wall solo. Climbing was up to A4+. It will take him another couple of days to get down and then about a week to ferry out his loads...

Well done!!

Read all about it (what limited information there is) at

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By Chris Klinga
Jan 27, 2008
Dave you are one hell of a bad ass. Nice work.
By John McNamee
From: Littleton, CO
Jan 29, 2008
Updated link... Taste the Paine
By alpinglow
From: city, state
Jan 29, 2008
I can't imagine what you learn about yourself, or where you go mentally to be alone for 40 days and nights, tinkering with climbings most focused form of minutia...sounds biblical...laughing. A hearty adventure in a great wasteland.

By Maureen Maguire
Feb 6, 2008
The thread on ST is a really great description by Dave as well as a recent response by Schneider and others. I hope the mags are picking this one up. Alpinist?

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