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Completing the Puzzle2/2015
Over the past four decades, Cesare Maestri's claimed ascent of Cerro Torre in 1959 with Toni Egger has been widely discredited. An abundance of evidence has shown that their high point was only a quarter of the way up. What has remained a mystery is where they actually went during the seven days that Maestri said their round trip required, and from which Egger never returned. New information gives us unequivocal proof of a place they visited that, curiously, Maestri never mentioned and that is nowhere near his claimed ascent, and certainly no place one would unintentionally wander or forget. Read on
Addendum. Cesare Maestri's response has been predictable, if not sad.
Second addendum. Bruno Detassis detailed report: no mention of an outing to the col north of Col Standhardt in this report or in any of the extensive bibliography of the expedition.
Peak lists. Your pick, your peaks.3/1//2015
There have been various peak lists claims over the years. Here is a look at the possible peak lists of the Fitz Roy Range and the Cerro Torre group. Continue reading.
Gestión de Riesgo - Risk Management17/12//2014
El gran número de accidentes que ocurren en comparación al número de usuarios es preocupante. Acá presentamos un primer intento a una ayuda memoria sobre los puntos a tomar en consideración antes de embarcarse en una ascensión. Sugerimos también leer las paginas de la guía relacionadas con “como sobrevivir” y rescates. En español pdf aca.
The huge number of accidents that have been happening in comparison to the number of users is worrisome. Here we present a first attempt at a list of considerations to take into account before embarking on a climb. We also suggest reading carefully the pages of the guidebook that relate to staying alive and rescue. English pdf here.
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