American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

South America, Colombia, El Guardián and Peaks of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta

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  • Publication Year: 1973

El Guardián and Peaks of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. Despite bad conditions we climbed the following peaks: Pico Tairona (16,404 feet) on July 20 via south face by John Kay, Dave Snoswell, Chris Spencer, Dick Skaife; El Guardián (17,343 feet) on July 23 via south face by Snoswell, Skaife; Pico Santander (18,373 feet) via south face by Kay, Snoswell, Spencer; rock peak south of E1 Guardián via west face by Kay, Skaife.

John Kay, Lieutenant, Royal Military College of Science

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