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South America, Peru, Copap I, II, and III Traverse, 1975

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  • Publication Year: 1982

Copap I, II and III Traverse, 1978. In July of 1978 Norman Benton and I camped at 17,050 feet on the Copap plateau. We crossed snow-fields to the lowest point in the ridge between Copap IV and Copap III. From there we followed along the ridge over Copap III (5551 meters, 18,212 feet), II (5567 meters, 18,265 feet) and I (5579 meters, 18,304 feet), occasionally detouring onto the eastern or western flanks. It took us eight hours.

Hans Steyskal, Iowa Mountaineers

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