American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

South America, Chilean—Argentine Patagonia, Cerro Torre Tragedy

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  • Publication Year: 1984

Cerro Torre Tragedy. A French climber, Pierre Paul Farges, who was attempting a solo climb of Cerro Torre in March, failed well short of his goal. His body was found deep in a crevasse on the glacier approach.

Vojslav Arko, Club Andino Bariloche

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