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animals on the summits
« on: Jan 24 2005, 02:07 »

Just wondering how the altitude affects dogs? It is permitted to bring dogs on the 7 summits? Has anyone ever brought one and how did it go?



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Re: animals on the summits
« Reply #1 on: Jan 24 2005, 02:40 »

Most dogs love climbing mountains but I'm talking about small mountains/hills where altitude and cold is not an issue. Personally I don't see the point in bringing dogs up big mountains. I think it's cruel. Someone tried to bring a dog up Everest and the poor thing fell into a crevasse in the Khumbu icefall and died. The man chose to be there but the dog didn't...it's not right
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Re: animals on the summits
« Reply #2 on: Jan 24 2005, 03:02 »

"He who climbs upon the highest mountains laughs at all tragedies, real or imaginary." -- Friedrich Nietzsche
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