Patagonia new route in Torres del Paine area - Up-Climbing

Patagonia new route in Torres del Paine area

Americans Ian Nicholson and Graham Zimmerman have managed the first ascent of a new route on the East wall  of Los Gemelos, in the area of Torres del Paine – Chile Patagonia.
The waether conditions were severe, but the duo climbed  The Slash (IV+ 5.10b A2) mostly in free climb in  22 hours from/to BC 
It should be the third ascent of the peak after the one in  2009 by Mark Matthews and Dave Turner, repeated the same year.
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Source: AAJ and Climbing 

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