Volcán Salín, Northeast Face

South America, Argentina, Northern Andes
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.