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Old 20th Oct 2016, 21:53
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I'm sure VF must have been up there or thereabouts

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Old 21st Oct 2016, 01:56
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Over a 100 Rescues above 21,000' highest landing was 25,800' not much tea & cookies up there
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Old 21st Oct 2016, 15:39
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Not much air either - respect!
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Old 23rd Oct 2016, 05:08
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Hiller

Soloy rescue on Mt McKinley, 1977
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Old 23rd Oct 2016, 05:52
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Go the Hiller impressive service ceiling is for guys who don't know their machine &/or themselves

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Old 23rd Oct 2016, 08:30
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I heard of a hiller or 47, going way up high on everest back in the 60's or 70's. it was over 20,000' not sure how high, up on a glacier somewhere, i think there is a picture of it floating around somewhere.
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