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A huge swath of the wildest land on earth, chock full of everything from bouldering to serious alpine climbs.
Fly to Rio Gallegos and hire a vehicle to take you west.
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Whillans-Cochrane 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a WI3 M4 Trad, Mixed, Ice, Alpine, 15 pitches, 2000'
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Whillans-Cochrane 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a WI3 M4 South America : Argentina : Patagonia
The Whillans Route was the 1st ascent of Poincenot and the most popular route on the mountain. The route follows the line of least resistence and has 3 distinct sections; a snow ramp, a steep mixed step, and a long broken rock section.Start with a ~30m horizontal traverse on steep snow from the bergshrund on the E. Face to gain the upward traversing snow ramp.Once on the snow ramp, follow this for ~300m to it's end at the base of the mixed section. The ramp is ~60 degree snow/ice and c...[more] Browse More Classics in International
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