American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

South America, Chile, Mayra, Cordón de los Primos, Puna de Atacama

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  • Publication Year: 1988

Mayra, Cordón de los Primos, Puna de Atacama. Ricardo Jara and Misael Alvial made the first ascent of Cerro Mayra (5300 meters, 17,389 feet) on January 21. They ascended from the mining camp Nevada at 3600 meters and climbed the granite south spur in 15 hours. (UIAA V+, Al.) This peak is located about 125 kilometers southeast of Vallenar, five or ten kilometers from the Argentine frontier.

Ivan Vigouroux, Federación de Andinismo de Chile

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