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South America, Argentine–Chilean Patagonia, Fiz Roy, Argentine Route on Southeast Buttress

Fitz Roy, Argentine Route on Southeast Buttress. Austrians Rudi Mayr and Robert Purtscheller repeated the Argentine route on Fitz Roy a few days after Galen Rowell, from November 5 to 18. They noted, “We had good weather, much ice in the cracks. Finally when we were heading for the summit, a strong wind came up. It took us only 12 hours from the Brecha de los Italianos to the summit.”