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04.06.2012

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© Ueli Steck

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Sherpa fixing ropes beneath the summit of Everest on 18/05/2012

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I Sherpa fissando le corde poco sotto la cima di Everest il 18/05/2012, Ueli Steck
Ueli Steck, Sherpa fixing ropes beneath the summit of Everest on 18/05/2012 - © Ueli Steck

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