From the 1960s New Zealand climbers regularly attempted higher peaks overseas. David Adcock, the leader of the New Zealand Andean expedition, poses 6,634 metres up on top of Mt Yerupaja, the second highest mountain in Peru. All eight members of the party reached the summit.
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