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piton

Mountaineering a metal spike that may be driven into a crevice of rock or into ice and used to secure a rope
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Piton also awarded most valuable player plaques to winners in each division.
Fantasy island: St Lucian hotel and (top) the twin volcanic peaks of the Pitons
You got to plan everything and get bills paid off to make sure you're not going to go under," Piton said.
On wider Gros Piton, however, hikers follow a steep, but well-maintained trail on their four-hour round trip through tropical moist and subtropical wet forests and as they climb ever higher, past the dry forests and wet woodlands that thrive far above sea level.
Working with a team of sports medicine surgeons, Tornier has developed several efficient techniques to deploy its Conexa[TM] Reconstructive Tissue Matrix using Tornier's proprietary Piton anchors, as well as its minimally invasive ArthroTunneler[TM] anchorless rotator cuff repair system.
The new system will be the first of its kind in the Caribbean, offering a unique opportunity to buy one of the six most coveted tables for an evening at the island's only restaurant that features unobstructed views of the Pitons and Caribbean Sea.
After browsing crafts, jewellery and paintings, we come across Alemphia's cafe, where we order Piton beers, macaroni pie and beans.
There, fixed securely into the mountain face, was the piton, its metal eye close to the rock face.
Located one mile from the historic town of Soufriere the 26-acre estate has 17 elegantly furnished villas offering panoramic views of the famous Petit Piton and the Caribbean Sea, and dining in their restaurant is recommended.
On the return leg, the rum punch was flowing, as were the bottles of Piton, St Lucia's resident beer, which I got a bit of a taste for during the course of the week.
Piton, 24, had the idea to start a league last year during Ramadan, the Muslim month of fasting, when he used to play pickup basketball with a group of friends before breaking fast.