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Pictures from the Picos de Europa, Asturias, Spain

The Xitu expeditions: 1979-81

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See OUCC Proceedings and OUCC Expedition Reports for more info, especially Procs 9 and 10 for 1979-81; and Expedition logbooks for 1979, 1980 and 1981

Los Lagos camp in mist The Xitu mirador Central Picos from Ario Looking across the Cares Gorge 1981 Expedition dinner
View down to Los Lagos Ario camp in snow El Joon El Joon Fuente Trea
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John Singleton at Los Lagos William Stead in the Ario trough Graham Naylor at the Ario Refugio Pessimist's Pot  
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Xitu Entrance Climax Rift First Pitch The Pretties Customs Hall
Customs Hall Traverse First Streamway Cover Picture Aven Pearl Pitch Teresa Series
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Cave Pearls (?) Teresa Series boulder choke The Snowcastle The Snowcastle The Snowcastle
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The Gap Dream Lake Flat Iron pitch Samaritan Streamway Samaritan Streamway climb
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Dave Rose jumping... Samaritan Streamway Pafs Pot The Flier The Classic Numbers
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Somewhere deep... Approach to the sump. The sump. Fernie's delight Detackling
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The camp A mystery... Jan Huning Traverse of Truth The Pretties