American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Volcán Salín, Northeast Face

South America, Argentina, Northern Andes

  • Climbs And Expeditions
  • Author: Marcelo Scanu, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Climb Year: 2009
  • Publication Year: 2010

This 6,029m volcano, in Salta, Argentina, was first ascended by pre-Columbian Indians. Hans-Martin Schmitt from Germany and Adrian Germishuizen from South Africa climbed it on May 20, opening a new route on the northeast face for the fifth modern ascent.

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