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Aguja Poincenot 3002m,  east face

Area: Southern Patagonia, Argentina

 

1. Cochrane-Whillans Route (Via Irlandesa) , TD, 4/5, 600m, Franc Cochrane [Ireland], Don Whillans [Britain], 31 January 1962, first route to the summit [“Desnivel” No 15, p. 6]
 
2. Patagonicos Desperados, ED, 6c A3+, 600m, Daniel Anker, Michel Piola [Switzerland]; on the 9th of January 1989 the route was climbed from the pitch 7 to the summit; on the 11th of January 1989 first seven pitches was added, in total 17 pitches; lack of continuous ascent [article with topo and photos: Michel Piola, Desperado, “Mountain” 1989, November/December, No. 130, p. 20-25; note and topo: “AAJ” 1990, p. 206-208]

3. Whisky Time, 5.11 A4, 700m, Beat Eggler, Michel Pitelka [Switzerland], January-February 1994, route completed on the 5th of February after previously fixing the first sic pitches, descent by rappels on the ascent route [notes: AAJ 1993, p. 185; High 1994, September, No. 142,  p. 41]

4. Davis-Potter Route, V, 5.11 C1, WI 4, 700m, Steph Davis, Dean Potter [USA], 12 March 2001, done im alpine-style, 25 hours [notes: “AAJ” 2001, p. 294-296; “Climbing” 2001, No. 205, p.20; “High” 2001, December, No. 229, p. 72-73]

 
See also
 Climbandmore special
Why Yosemite? Answers by Top Climbers
Steph Davis: "7 Most Important Moments in My Climbing Career"
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Dean Potter, b. 1972, USA
Steph Davis, b. 1973, USA
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Steph Davis on Freerider
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Góry 06/06
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Steph Davis - Another Impressive Free Solo!
Difficult Desert Cracks
Krakow Mountain Festival 2007
Steph Davis free solos the Diamond
Second free ascent of Southern Belle in 18 years
Potter makes his hardest solo ever
Free solo and speed climbing in the Valley
Steph Davis Frees Salathe
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Poincenot
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