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Madagascar Portfolio

by David Kaszlikowski


In October 2006 a French-Polish expedition climbed all over Madagascar. The Tsaranoro big wall massif was the scene of serious onsight repeats of scary runout routes. Then the team went to climb on the islands in the north of Madagascar.
David Kaszlikowski is a Poland based photographer/climber. He works for international media around the globe. His works have appeared on the covers of Vertical, Desnivel, Grimper, Rock and Ice, Alpinist, Góry, etc. He also regularly works for travel and lifestyle magazines, like National Geographic and Playboy in Poland. At the same time David is a Piolet d'Or nominated explorer, who opened lots of routes in different regions of the world: in the Himalaya, on the big walls of Taghia and Mali and on sport crags in Vietnam and Thailand.

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Ubiquitous chameleons Super pinch climber
Pierre Muller climbing on Andantsara island Ming Chau on Les Dents de la Mer 6b John Arran flashing Tafo Masina 8a on Anjombalova isandl
The smallest adult chameleon in the world Natural born climber Odile on Nosy Andantsara
Gulio and Mathieu Delacroix Gaz Parry making the first ascent of Route de Rhum 8b Denis Roy onsighting Perfection 8a
Odile protects her face Pierre Muller on 7a in Valle Perroquet. Mathieu Delacroix on 7b routem Andantsara
Gaz Parry making the first ascent of 8b route. Anne Arran belaying Denis Roy warming up on Andantsara David on Pirates des Caraibes 7a+.
Shield of Karambony wall Denis Roy and Pierre Muller on the 7th pitch (7a+) of Rain Boto Mitsinjo Arivo East Face
Marie Hourcade on pitch no. 7 (7a+) Minddraining runouts on Rain Boto, Karambony. Marie Hourcade in action The team under Out of Africa slabs
chameleon in rainforest From the left: Pierre Muller,Marie Hourcade David Kaszlikowski, Denis Roy David in the Base Camp2
The Tsaranoro Massif from the rice fields Tsaranoro Approach The Andringitra Park landscapes
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The Tsaranoro Group
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