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Don Whillans
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Born in Salford, Greater Manchester
Born on 18th of May 1933
Died on 4th of August 1985

Born 1933. Died 1985 - English mountaineer.


Starting climbing as teenager. Climbed extensively in Peak District, North Wales, Scotland and the Alps. Big expeditions include The Central Tower of Paine in Patagonia (1962) and the south face of Annapurna (1970). Speaker and lecturer.

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