British FA of 6000m Peak in South America

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Lake Miscanti, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile  © stuart littlefair
Lake Miscanti, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
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© stuart littlefair
There are few remaining unclimbed 6,000m-peaks in South America, but a small British party has recently made what they believe is the first ascent of 6,046m Medusa North East in the Puna de Atacama....

Jon Biggar, Thom Rankin and Barry Woods made their ascent of Medusa North East in a day, trekking round the east side of Cerro Medusa (6,120m) and then continuing on gently-angled scree slopes...

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30 Mar, 2010
Good effort - there are two less uncimbed 5,930m peaks too, courtesy of myself and a mate last month :)
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