Major New Link-Up on Cerro Torre

by Dougald MacDonald Climbing magazine Jan/2007
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Cerro Torre, Torre Egger, Punta Herron, Cerro Standhart from Circo de los Altares, 40 kb
Americans Kelly Cordes and Colin Haley completed a fast, alpine-style ascent of a much-discussed link-up on Cerro Torre, following the Marsigny-Parkin line to the Col of Hope, then the original 1974 route up the West Ridge to the summit. The result is a magnificent but dangerous ice climb that ascends Cerro Torre from its accessible southern side without using the regular route's artificial bolt line.

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