American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

New Altitudes of the Paso de San Francisco Region

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  • Publication Year: 1995

New Altitudes of the Paso de San Francisco Region. North of the Ojos del Salado, the dry, high desert has almost been a blank on the map until the Argentine Instituto Geográfico Militar recently released the accurate map: Paso de San Francisco, Hoja 2769-II, 1:250,000 with 100-meter contours. Altitudes are Paso de Incahuasi (4902m, 16,082ft), Cerro de San Francisco (6016m, 19,738ft), Paso de San Francisco (4748m, 15,578ft), Peñón al Norte de Falso Azufre (5906m, 19,377ft), Cerro Dos Conos (5880m, 19,292ft), Cerro Pabellón (5331m, 17,490ft), Cerro Chucula (5760m, 18,898ft), Cerro Peinado (5741m, 18,835ft), Cerro El Cóndor (6373m, 20,909ft), Cerro Laguna Escondida (5917m, 19,413ft), Cerro Chascón (5180m, 16,995ft), Cerro Cueros de Porulla (4912m, 16,115ft), Cerro Blanco (5106m, 16,752ft), Cumbre del Laudo (6152m, 20,184ft), Cerro Sierra Nevada (6173m, 20,253ft), Cerro Manantiales (5659m, 18,566ft), Cerro Aguas Dulces (5642m, 18,510ft), Cerro Tridente (5416m, 17,769ft), Cerro Vallecito (6168m, 20,236ft), Cerro Colorado (6053m, 19,859ft).

Marcelo Scanu, Grupo de Montaña Huamán, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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