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UKC News - on 12 Jan 2012
Cerro Torre, Torre Egger, Punta Herron, Cerro Standhart from Circo de los Altares, 3 kbThere has been a lot of action in Patagonia in the last couple of months. Here are a few of the highlights, with links to more information.

Norwegians Bjørn Eivind Årtun and and Ole Lied climbed a new ice line on the south face of Torre Egger...

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=66019

Jonas Wiklund - on 12 Feb 2012
In reply to UKC News: A fitting memento to the man.

On friday 10th of January Bjørn-Eivind Årtun and his climbing partner Stein-Ivar Gravdal was found dead, hanging from the rope, hundred meters above the scree below Kjerag.

Årtun and Gravdal were familiar with ice-climbing on Kjerag, in 2009 the team put up one of the most spectacular ice routes on the wall: “Strandhogg” (Beach Combing), 800 meter, WI6+, A0.

(Source: http://borebloggen.blogspot.com/ )

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