American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Copa Norte

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  • Publication Year: 1974

Copa Norte. On July 31, 1972 the Germans Wolfgang Nairz and Raimund Margreiter climbed the northern summit (20,353 feet) of Copa, which is about 100 feet lower than the south summit. They made most of this ascent, which had been done before, and the descent on skis.

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