American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Apolobamba, 1981

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  • Publication Year: 1984

Cordillera Apolobamba, 1981. Alberto Campanile, Ostilio Campese, Gian- carlo Dalla Fina, Almo Giambisi and Giuseppe Pierantoni got to camp below the Riti Pass, east of the Soral group in the Cordillera Apolobamba on July 9, 1981. On July 10 they all five climbed the highest summit (5430 meters, 17,815 feet) of three-summited Macara, which lies southeast of Soral Este, and the next highest summit (5380 meters, 17,651 feet). On July 12 all but Pierantoni climbed P 5010 (16,437 feet), which lies between the Riti and Yanacocha passes. On July 14 all but Campese climbed the third summit (5340 meters, 17,520 feet) of Macara, the summit closest to the Riti Pass. They then moved camp to below the Peluchuco Pass. On July 18 Giambisi, Pierantoni and Campese climbed Pelucho-Haracho (5650 meters, 18,537 feet) by its difficult west ridge.

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