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South Face of Aconcagua, Argentina 15th June 2007

2 Responses to “South Face of Aconcagua, Argentina”

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    Polly:

    wow that is amazing!!

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    Jeff Ambrose:

    Beautiful, such moody weather.

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South Face of Aconcagua, Argentina

The story behind "South Face of Aconcagua, Argentina"

Aconcagua is not only the highest mountain of South America, in fact it is the highest outside of Asia.

Still the 6962m/22,841ft high summit can be reached using a rough but non-technical hiking path. This is the other side of the mountain, the South Face, almost 3km/10k ft of near vertical ice and rock, with an age old glacier at its feet. Serious climbing…

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