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South America, Chilean and Argentine Patagonia, Paine Towers, East Face of the Central Tower

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  • Publication Year: 1974

Paine Towers, East Face of the Central Tower. A South African expedition was in the field from November 1973 to January 1974. Paul Fatti, leader, Roger Fuggle, Michael Scott, Merv Prior, Richard Smithers and the American Arthur McGeer climbed the east face of the Central Tower via the huge dihedral that runs up the right side of the face, which is 4500 feet high.

Gregory Moseley, South African Alpine Club

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