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South America, Argentine Patagonia, Fitz Roy, Various Ascents

Fitz Roy Area, Various Ascents. On February 11, 1998, Rainer Treppter and two partners (all from Germany) summited Fitz Roy via the Royal Flush route (second ascent). On February 12, German Jens Richter and Jack Tigle (Scotland) climbed the Franco-Argentine route after five attempts. On February 14, three parties summited Fitz Roy: Slovene Klemen Mali and Argentine Monika Kambic, Sandi Kelneric and Bostjan Sterbal from Slovenia via the Franco- Argentine route. Two Spanish Basques climbed the Supercanaleta route.

There also were several repeats of the Willans route on Poincenot, and two parties did Carrington-Rouse route on the same peak.

Facundo Jose, Club Andino Bariloche