American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

South America, Chile, Cerro San Francisco, Central Andes

  • Climbs And Expeditions
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  • Publication Year: 1968

Cerro San Francisco, Central Andes. Two local climbers, Mario Alfaro and Iván Vigoroux, and the Frenchman Philippe Grenier made the first ascent of the southeast buttress of Cerro San Francisco (14,698 feet) on February 2. The climb, some 2300 feet of rock and ice, required a bivouac.

José AmbrÚs, Federación de Andinismo de Chile

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