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Arco Iris Rock Climbing 


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Administrators: Daniel Seeliger, Tony Yeary, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Dizzle on Jun 18, 2013
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Description 

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.

Getting There 

Check detailed description at the Refugio

Climbing Season

For the Chile area.

Weather station 38.8 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Rock Climbing Photo: Positive Affect on Arco Iris

Positive Affect 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  South America : Chile : ... : Arco Iris
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

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