Cerro Escudo (2450m) is a tower located about two miles west of the Torres del Paine, Parque Nacional Torres del Paine, Chile. Its overhanging east face is a serious undertaking, successfully climbed twice before via The Dream (VII 5.10 A4+, 4,000', Breemer-Jarrett-Santelices, 1994-5), which some consider Chile's most difficult big-wall route.
See the full report on the Alpinist Website.
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