American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

South America, Peru—Cordillera Blanca, Rinrijirca, South Face, 1982

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  • Publication Year: 1984

Rinrijirca, South Face, 1982. On May 28, 1982 Italian Alberto Paleari climbed a direct route in the center of the south face of Rinrijirca (5810 meters, 19,062 feet) in seven hours from a camp at 16,725 feet. The lower part was mixed climbing and the upper part had unstable snow between ice flutes.

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