American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

South America, Peru, Colque Cruz Group, Cordillera Vilcanota

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  • Publication Year: 1985

Colque Cruz Group, Cordillera Vilcanota. Our expediton from Nürnberg was composed of Werner Scharl, leader, K. Scharl, R. Ilg, F. Rollenmiller, K. Sieland, H. Wolf, R. Sporer, H. Stiegler, W. Zinsmeister, K.H. Thiele, H. Sauer, H.W. Büttner and me. All were first ascents except where noted. We made the following ascents. Colque Cruz I (6102 meters, 20,020 feet; 5th ascent by new route) by Ilg, Zinsmeister, August 21, west-east traverse; Colque Cruz II (6050 meters, 19,850 feet) by K. and W. Scharl, Rollenmiller, Funke, Büttner, Thiele, August 22, via north face and west ridge; Colque Cruz VI (Nevado Zapata; 5970 meters, 19,587 feet; 5th ascent) by Wolf, Stiegler, Sporer, Sporer, Sieland, August 17, via northeast ridge; Nevado Cruz (5900 meters, 19,357 feet) by Zinsmeister, Ilg, August 20, via west-east traverse; Caracha (5800 meters, 19,029 feet) by W. Scharl, Funke, Ilg, Zinsmeister, August 17, via west ridge and by Ilg, Zinsmeister, August 20, via west-east traverse; Kiru (5720 meters, 18,767 feet; 3rd ascent) by Sieland, Sauer, Sporer, August 24, via north ridge; Ancahuacanán I (5500 meters, 17,045 feet) by Sauer, Sieland, Sporer, August 25, via northeast face; Incaichuni Central (5458 meters, 17,908 feet, 4th ascent, new route) by W. and K. Scharl, Rollenmiller, Funke, Büttner, Thiele, August 12, via west ridge; P 5420 (17,782 feet) by Sieland, Ilg, Sauer, Sporer, Büttner, via northeast face; Hiscachani I (5400 meters, 17,717 feet) by Wolf, Stiegler, Sauer, Sporer, Sieland, August 12, by west face; Huiscachani II (5440 meters, 17,848 feet) by K. and W. Scharl, Rollenmiller, Funke, Ilg, Thiele, August 14, via west face; Huiscachani III (5420 meters, 17,782 feet) by Ilg, Funke, W. Scharl, August 14, via south ridge; Payachata Central (5400 meters, 17,717 feet; 4th ascent, new route) by Sieland, Sauer, August 20, via northwest face and ridge; Incaichuni Oeste (5250 meters, 17,225 feet; 9th ascent) by whole party minus Funke, August 11, via west ridge and by W. and K. Scharl, Funke, Büttner, Rollenmiller, August 12, via southeast ridge, a new route; Parioc Este (5200 meters, 17,061 feet; 3rd ascent, new route) by W. Scharl, Funke, via northeast couloir; Huarani (5200 meters, 17,061 feet) by Wolf, Sauer, Sieland, Sporer, August 13, via south ridge; P 5150 (16,897 feet) and P 5100 (16,733 feet) by Wolf, Sauer, Sieland, Sporer, August 13, via south-north traverse; Parioc Oeste (5150 meters, 16,897 feet) by Funke, W. Scharl, Thiele, August 28, via northeast side; Parioc Central (5100 meters, 16,733 feet) by Wolf, Stiegler, August 20, via north side; Pari- huachana I (4900 meters, 16,076 feet) by Thiele, Rollenmiller, August 13, via north side, by W. Scharl, August 15, via east side, and by Sieland, Sporer, August 21, via traverse; Parihuachana II (4920 meters, 16,142 feet) by Thiele, Rollenmiller, August 13, via north side, by W. Scharl, August 15, via east side, and by Sieland, Sporer, August 21, via traverse; Parihuac III (4920 meters, 16,142 feet) and Parihuac IV (4820 meters, 15,912 feet) by W. Scharl, August 15, by east side and northeast ridge, and by Sieland, Sporer, August 21, via traverse and northeast ridge; Huayruruni (5100 meters, 16,733 feet) by W. and K. Scharl, Büttner, Zinsmeister, August 10.

Christian Funke, Deutscher Alpenverein

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