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Athol Whimp Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018Athol Whimp (1962-2012) was a New Zealand mountaineer, rock climber and soldier. Widely regarded as his country's best modern mountaineer, he is its only recipient of the prestigious Piolet d'Or award for mountaineering.Following a successful military career in the New Zealand Special Air Service and a stint as an advisor with a desert mobility unit in Oman , Whimp began climbing extensively in New Zealand and Australia. He and the Australian climber Andrew Lindblade made a number of hard ascents of hard peaks culminating in their 1998 ascent of the North Face of Thalay Sagar completed in light-weight alpine style. In addition to his hard alpine ascents, Whimp was a phenomenal rock climber, having climbed up to grade 5.13c in the Yosemite decimal system.On February 23, 2012, Whimp died after slipping into a 800 meter fall while traversing non-technical terrain in the Darrans.
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