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Is there an online community to find travel partners (for mountains, sightseeing etc.)?

Is there an online community to find travel partners for mountain trekking or sightseeing or anything else? I don't want to travel to foreign mountains alone, but I don't know where to search ...
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Good mountains to camp on in Japan

I'm planning a trip to Japan next year. It will be my first time there. While there, I'll probably spend a few days hitting up the major tourist attractions, but I'd also like to spend some time ...
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Is there a way to get to the top of Mount Everest without hiking too far?

The title says it all, really. Are there possibilities using helicopters for example? What are the prices? Any experiences?
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How many 6,000 meter peaks are there in Asia? In the world?

Climber Maximo Kausch claims there are 118 "6,000ers" in the Andes. And according to Peakbagger, 6,000 meter peaks are found only in the Andes, Central Asia (including the Himalaya, the Hindu Kush and ...