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Mexican Father-Son Mountaineering Team Breaks Record in Peru

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF Mexican mountaineer Ándres Pérez Martínez and his son Andrés Pérez Maillard broke new records in Peru last  month as the oldest and youngest alpinists to climb that South American country’s second-highest peak, Alpamayo. Led by his father, Pérez Maillard, who had already earned the title of the youngest Mexican to climb Mont Blanc and

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Mexican Woman Scales K2

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF     Mexican mountaineer Viridiana Álvarez Chávez became the first Latin American woman to summit K2 on Friday, July 20. K2, located in Pakistan’s Karakoram mountain range, is the world’s second-highest mountain and has long been regarded as a far more dangerous and perilous peak to climb. While K2 looms on the shadow of Everest, K2

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