28 Feb 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.
Source: AAJ and Climbing