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

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