American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

South America, Colombia, Pico Colón, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta

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  • Publication Year: 1969

Pico Colón, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. After a seven-day approach march up the Donachuí valley and a bivouac, on February 22 four Peace Corps Volunteers, Paul Feyling, Jerry Vonnahme, Ed Lightfoot and Charles Kaska, and Dana Hathaway reached the summit of Pico Colón (18,947 feet), following basically the original Cabot route.

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