"Al filo de lo imposible I"
Issue date: 24th October 2005

Three miniaturesheets of six stamps and six illustrations were issued 2005, 2006, 2007 and devoted to the TV programme “Al filo de lo imposible” (on the verge of the impossible). Since the year 1982 the series have been leading teams of mountaineers and other extreme sportsmen during their adventures around the world. More than 150 expeditions and 300 documentaries were shown the public the top of all the 8'000 meters mountains, the North, South Pole and many other exploits.


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  4. Exploring the cenotes of Yucatan in Mexico, by Carmen Hatch and Mike Madden in 1995.
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  6. Expedition conducted by AL FILO in the Andes, where a computer program (formed by Laureano Married, Jesus Gonzalez and Bob Green Joswick) crossed this ridge on globe (free flight) in 1990 (Argentina unknown / Chile unknown).
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  8. Journey to the North Pole (conquest of the 3-pole). This challenge was achieved by military mountaineering group and Ramón Larramendi.
  9. Etreme kayaking by Antxón Cheliz Arza in the Pyrenees.
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  11. The conquest of Annapurna (and the crowning of the 14 eight-thousanders) in 1999 by Juanito Oyarzabal.
  12. Climbing Mallos de Riglos rocks in Spain.