American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

South America, Argentine—Chilean Patagonia, Cuerno Principal del Paine and La Hoja, 1991

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Cuerno Principal del Paine and La Hoja, 1991. An Italian group composed of Franco Nicolini, Romeo Destefani, Claudio Kerschbaumer and Felice Spell- ini climbed a new route on the southwest face of the Cuerno Principal on November 6, 1991. It took them eight hours to complete the climb, which was mostly of UIAA V, VI and VI+ difficulty. On November 11, 1991, they repeated the 1982 route on La Hoja via the the central fissure of the west face and the south ridge. That climb took them 20 hours.

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