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east and northeast faces 

Area: Southern Patagonia, Argentina

 

 

1. Californian Route, 5.11, 55˚, 650m + 300m, Yvon Chouinard, Dick Darworth, Lito Tejada-Flores, Doug Tompkins, Chris Jones, 1968, FFA: (?) [Yvon Chouinard, Climbing Ice, San Francisco 1978, p. 170-171]

2. The Canadian Route, 5.10 A1, 500m new + 300m, Paul McScoreley, Jon Walsh, February 2005

3. Boris Simončič Route, 5.9 A2, 55˚, 650m + 300m Bogdan Bišcak, Rado Fabjan, Matevz Lenarčič, summit on 22 December 1985 [article: AAJ 1987, p. 109-113]

4. Anglo-American Route, 5.9 A3, 55˚, 650m+ 300m, Julian Mo Anthoine, Eddie Birch, Larry Derby, Guy Lee, Dave Nicol, Ian Wade, summit on 20 December 1972

5. French Route, 5.9 A3, 55˚, 650m + 300m, Guido Magnone, Lionel Terray. First ascent route.  Summit on 2 February 1952 [Servei General d’Informacio de Muntanya, 1985, Chantel – original topo]

5a.  Franco-Argentinean Route, 6c, 55˚, 650m + 300m, Alberto Bendinger, Eduardo Brenner, Marcos Couch, Peter Friedrich, 9-10 march 1984, direct and free variation to the French Route, FFA: (?) [article: AAJ 1985, p. 36-40]

6. Spanish Route 5.9 A4, 80˚, 1100m, Miguel Angel Gallego, Jose Luis Garcia Gallego, between 1982 and 1984, summit on 20 march 1984, route has no continuous ascent. Climbed by the well-known Gallego Brothers, two of the world’s most prolific big wall climbers in 80’s and founders of Spanish Boreal company. No bolts used. [article: AAJ 1985, p. 42-48]
 

 

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