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For optimum safe locking use a screw gates, and check that your carabiner is rated to carry the weight you intend to put on it. We lost track of time and night overtook us, so to expedite travel, we chose to move without ropes (bad idea). This is a spiritual circumcision, ridding us of the carnal nature that makes climbing difficult. A., mountain climbing and trekking tour operator, based in Quito Ecuador offers safest quality mountain climbing tours, mountain and volcano ascents, hiking and trekking trips in Ecuador.

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