American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

South America, Chilean and Argentine Patagonia, Monte Sarmiento, Western Summit, Tirra del Fuego

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  • Publication Year: 1973

Monte Sarmiento, Western Summit, Tierra del Fuego. The third Italian expedition led by Giuseppe Agnolotti to attempt the western summit of Monte Sarmiento from October 27 to November 20 got to within 125 feet of the summit but could not climb a final overhang covered with cauliflower snow. Accompanying Agnolotti were Rinaldo Bonino, Ezio La Boria, Antonio Perino, Alberto Re, Franco Girodi and Padre Giuseppe Ferrari.

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