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Gauchito Gil

5.10-, Trad, Alpine, 160 ft, 2 pitches,  Avg: 3.5 from 2 votes
FA: Matt Van Biene and Austin Siadak, 2015
International > S America > Chile > Cerro Colorado (aka C…
Access Issue: access through private land and the mountain is located at Reserva Jejimeni (managed by CONAF) Details

Description

1st pitch: Climb any of the lower routes (e.g. Daly Splitter, Donini crack, or Flight of the Condors) to the anchor at the top of Flight of the Condors.
2nd pitch: From the FOC anchor on the big ledge, traverse up and right for ~10m, climb up a short corner for ~5m and step right to a belay on nice stance (two-bolt anchor).
3rd pitch: This pitch climbs a beautiful finger crack in the corner directly above the belay to another two bolt anchor. This is the money pitch. The route stops here. 70m rope required to rappel off. There is potential to push the route all the way to the top (1-2 more pitches).

Location

Up and right of Flight of the Condors. 10m to the right of Fingers of Fate

Protection

Wide variety of cams up to #2. Nuts.

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Looking down from the belay before the money pitch.
[Hide Photo] Looking down from the belay before the money pitch.