Salcantay, East Ridge. On July 27 we pitched Base Camp at 14,275 feet below the east ridge of Salcantay. We placed camps at 16,250, 17,400 and 19,300 feet. On August 4 and 5 Dr. Mario Quattrini, Giorgio Marconi, Antonio Mangononi, Consuelo Bonaldi, Franco Nodari, Sergio Castellani and I reached the summit. We placed 2750 feet of rope to secure the descent.
Augusto Zanotti, Club Alpino Italiano