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Jul 27, 2012
Two friends, Ben Horne (of San Diego) and Gil Weiss (of Boulder), are missing in the Cordillera Blanca.
supertopo.com/climbing/thread....

A ground search found their tracks leading to the summit, down a ridge, then nothing. Friends and family are trying to coordinate an air search. Gil's sister is talking to the US Embassy. Any contacts or recommendations would be greatly appreciated.

thanks,
Michelle
fossana
From leeds, ut
Joined Apr 30, 2006
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Jul 27, 2012
Try here maybe? They have an office in Hauraz:

casadeguias.com.pe/
csproul
From Davis, CA
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Jul 27, 2012
Get in touch with Chris Benway.

cafeandino.com/lacima/contact/

Good luck.
Tico
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Jul 27, 2012
Thanks! my understanding is that Casa de Guias is already involved. I will pass on Chris' info to Gil's sister. He was recommended by another person. fossana
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Jul 31, 2012
Try contacting Ted Alexander. He and his wife own/run Skyline Adventure School in Huaraz, Peru. Ted is an American and has been there a long time and knows the area very, very well. He may be of some help.

skyline-adventures.com/
Steve Colegrove
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Jul 31, 2012
Colegrove wrote:
Try contacting Ted Alexander. He and his wife own/run Skyline Adventure School in Huaraz, Peru. Ted is an American and has been there a long time and knows the area very, very well. He may be of some help. skyline-adventures.com/



Unfortunently they've been found. Condolences.

dailycamera.com/news/boulder/c...
Scott McMahon
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