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The Principal is the largest of the towers of Frey. Several routes of varying difficulty ascend every aspect.
From the refugio ascend to the saddle to the west of the lake and approach past the Aguja M2 and Abuelo, ascend snow slopes and scree to the base of the Principal. Depending on your route choice you will need to modify your approach.
5 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Torre Principal:
Clemenzo 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a Trad, 6 pitches, 500'
Ruta Normal 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 5 pitches, 400'
Chocolate Liquido (6a+) 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b Trad, 4 pitches, 400'
Sinestro Total 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, 8 pitches, 900'
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Clemenzo 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a South America : Argentina : ... : Torre Principal
This is a ... six pitch route? I believe we did it in six. The first two are easy climbing 4a to 4b, eventually reaching a ledge belay, followed by a 5a section to a second ledge belay. After that, there's a pitch topped with a fantastic cave that contains a giant triangle which requires you to walk out towards space. In the back wall are wedged old pieces of wood. The route still has quite a few old pitons, some having been replaced by bolts. The summit block is technically the most diffi...[more] Browse More Classics in International
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