American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

South American, Chilean–Argentine Patagonia, Paine Oriental or Paine Chico

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  • Publication Year: 1985

Paine Oriental or Paine Chico. After being frustrated by bad weather in their attempt on a new route on the Torre Central del Paine, Italians S. Della Longa and G. Iezzi climbed the southeast ridge of Paine Oriental or Paine Chico (2460 meters, 8071 feet) on January 5. This not very difficult climb was not a first ascent but Italians had not previously done it.

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