/ NEWS: Is Patagonia Now a Playground? New Route Frenzy

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UKC News - on 15 Feb 2013
cerro torre and her mates from the trail to de agostini, 3 kbIn the midst of a stunning Patagonian climbing season where once-seldom-summited peaks are seeing dozens of ascents—and coming on the heels of last years' blitz where Cerro Torre's Compressor Route was chopped and then freed—one can't help but ask: is Patagonian climbing totally different now?

This season has indeed seen a slew of impressive climbs...

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=67829

henwardian - on 17 Feb 2013
In reply to UKC News: Perhaps if you go to the handful of popular peaks but I'm pretty sure you could easily find bits of Patagonia that are exactly as it used to be by going a little further into the wilderness. I mean with over a million square kilometers to choose from, there is more than enough solitude and epics for the entire climbing community of planet earth!
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Mark Collins - on 06 Mar 2013
In reply to UKC News: Reporting Pucher's free solo of Cerro Torre under the title of "Is Patagonia Now a Playground?", seems an odd way of announcing this ground breaking news.

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