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Aguja Poincenot - Southeast face

20. Vía Russo

750m 6b A4 M4

Sergey Dashkevich, Mikhail Devi, Evgeniy Dmitrienko and Arkadiy Seregin (Russia) 12-18/2/2012.

Description. Climbs a steep and imposing line left of Bagual Bigwall to join the Sperone degli Italiani route, along which it continues to the top (1200m altogether).

History. The route was climbed capsule style, moving camp twice during the ascent, one at the top of pitch 4, at the base of the steep wall and a second one just below the ridge. Mikhail Devi has an incredible resume having climbed new routes in Aksu, Thalay  Sagar, Spantik, Shinga Charpa, Baffin, etc.

Approach. Laguna Sucia and Glaciar Río Blanco Superior.

Descent. The first ascensionists descended the Sperone degli Italiani.

Photos (click to enlarge)

Aguja Poincenot

Aguja Poincenot east face

Aguja Poincenot

Aguja Poincenot southeast face

Aguja Poincenot

Aguja Poincenot southeast face

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Aguja PoincenotEast face 1. Whillans-Cochrane1.1 Variation2. Fühle dich stark, aber nicht unsterblich3. Patagónicos Desesperados4. Whisky TimeNorth face21. Invisible Line5. Potter-Davis6. Banana Wall7. 40º Gruppo Ragni7.1 John Henry8. The Old Smuggler's Rt.West face9. Carrington-Rouse11. Southern Cross12. Tango ViejoSouthwest face13. Fonrouge-Rosasco13.1 DNV Direct13.2 Benedetti-Degregori13.3 Bransby-Tresch14. El Sacrificio del Ratón19. Rise of the Machines15. Judgment Day16. Historia InterminableSoutheast face20. Vía Russo17. Bagual Bigwall18. Sperone degli ItalianiTraverseTravesía Copp-Wharton


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