Chance leading the crux, pitch 18
This is one of the first walls you will pass by on the left as you hike into the Refugio from the town of Cochamo. Its a beautiful 3000 ft granite slab wall that steepens up higher and arching dihedral systems gave this wall its name Arco Iris meaning rainbow.
Check detailed description at the Refugio
Climbing Season For the South America area.
Weather station 38.8 miles from here
1 Total Climbing Routes
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Featured Route For Arco Iris
Positive Affect 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a South America
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We took six weeks to clean and open Positive Affect on the south face of Arco Iris. Five pitches are 5.9 or easier, it has five pitches of 5.10, eight pitches of 5.11 and one unforgettable 5.12 pitch.Positive Affect follows dihedral systems with delicate foot work and stemming along with varied crack systems that lead you to the steeper upper section of the route. The crux is pitch 18 a vertical dihedral starting with a finger crack then moving into 40 meters of sustained stemming with plenty of...[more] Browse More Classics in International