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El Mocho, new route, Dulce de Leche

Argentina, Chaltén Massif

  • Climbs And Expeditions
  • Author: Luka Krajnc, Slovenia
  • Climb Year: 2013
  • Publication Year: 2013

At the end of our visit to Patagonia, Tadej Kriselj and I used a short window of good weather to climb a new route on El Mocho. At first, we followed the approximate line of the Elorza-Moises attempt, then followed splitter cracks of all sizes to the top. We named our route Dulce de Leche (400m, 5.11+). We set a personal record of eating 9kg each of this creamy heaven in the six weeks that we were in El Chaltén.

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