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South America, Peru—Cordillera Blanca, Rinrijirca, South Face

Rinrijirca, South Face. From a high camp at 16,900 feet, the Italian A. Paleari on June 3 climbed the south face of Rinrijirca solo in four hours with mixed climbing and ice up to 80°. From the top of the face, it took him another three hours to the summit (5810 meters, 19,062 feet).