American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

South America, Peru–Cordillera Blanca, Ishinca and Urus

  • Climbs And Expeditions
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  • Publication Year: 1972

Ishinca and Urus. A light Italian expedition was composed of Santino Calegari, leader, Carlo Nembrini, Graziano Bianchi, Andrea Facchetti and Giuliana Pergo. On August 11, along with the Peruvian Emilio Angeles, all five climbed Ishinca (18,143 feet) by the normal southwest ridge. On August 17 Nembrini, Bianchi and Calegari climbed the long east ridge or Urus (18,012 feet). An attempt on Tocclaraju failed because of bad weather.

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