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Las Placas Rock Climbing 

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BETA PHOTO: Doug before Las Placas


High up in the Cajon de Maipo past the hot springs, Banos Morales and Refugio Lo Valdes is an area with several large walls.

Getting There 

From the town of San Jose de Maipo take the Camino al Volcan. You'll pass the Banos Morales and then Refugio Lo Valdes. Soon there be a open limestone mine on the right hand side look off to the right and you'll see a few large walls

Climbing Season

For the Chile area.

Weather station 64.7 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Las Placas

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Las Placas:
Ruta Normal   5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c R     Trad, 8 pitches, 800'   La Placa Roja
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Rock Climbing Photo: Looking up towards the start of the route. With Do...

Ruta Normal 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c South America : Chile : ... : La Placa Roja
Follow the arete up the line of least resistance. More description to followPitch 1- 5.5 Scramble up left side of arete to anchor 100'.Pitch 2- 5.6 Take the crack on the left up and through some broken rock to a large terrace 100'.Pitch 3- 5.7 Follow the good holds on the right or the more vertical climbing on the left 100'.Pitch 4- 5.8 Go up the right hand side 100'Pitch 5- 5.7 Take the middle crack then traverse left at the horizontal and continue up 100'Pitch 6- 5.8 Climb around the gendarme ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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