/ NEWS: Robert Jasper on The Shark's Fin in Tierra del Fuego

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UKC News - on 10 May 2012
The west ridge of Monte Giordano in Tierra del Fuego, 4 kbOn April 7th Robert Jasper, Ralf Gantzhorn and Jorg Heller climbed the west ridge of Monte Giordano in Tierra del Fuego's Cordillera Darwin. They christened the mountain "the Shark's Fin after the shape of the west ridge.

The ascent was part of a 6 week expedition to this incredibly remote area...

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=67111
AlH - on 10 May 2012
In reply to UKC News: Awesome to see this area getting some attention and that's 2 great climbs there this year ( http://www.alpinist.com/doc/web12w/newswire-monte-buckland ). I climbed a couple of new peaks in between Buckland and Giordano in 2000. The only way we could move around was to wade up rivers until we hit a rocky ridge to access the ground above the treeline. We saw torrent ducks swim straight up waterfalls, electric purple mushrooms and had foxes come to within a couple of metres just to see what we were. Amazing place.
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Michael Ryan - on 13 May 2012


Robert is appearing at this year's Kendal Mountain Festival as part of Marmot Night, Friday 16 November.

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