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Update: last updated on 25/01/2018.

Aguja Val Biois - East face

1.1 La Torcida

350m 7a M

Lutz Zybell, Felix Getzlaff, Tom Ehrig (DE), 1/2018, to the Filo Sur route.

Description. It starts left of Couloir Este and follows the left leaning crack system all the way to the ridge of Filo Sur. Tom led every pitch onsight, while Felix and Lutz followed, either climbing or on jumars. They fixed the first two pitches the evening before starting and retreated upon joining the Filo Sur route. They left no gear in place, except one piton above the bergschrund to mark the start. They found signs of a previous attempt up to below half height, but nothing above.

Approach. Paso Superior to Glaciar Piedras Blancas Superior.

Gear. Doubles to #3, one #4, triples #0.3-1 useful, TCUs, Stoppers.

Descent. Rappel the Filo Sur route.

Photos (click to enlarge)

Val Biois east

Aguja Val Biois east face

Mermoz east

Aguja Val Biois east face

Mermoz east

La Torcida - topo

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