Aguja Saint-Exupery - Southwest face
7. Last Gringo Standing
350m 6c C1
Toby Grohne and Jesse Huey (USA), 3/2008.
Description. Climbs three perfect cracks pitches to a dike (6b), where a 20-meter long traverse left (6a) gives access to a four-pitch long crack system that leads to the ruta Austriaca (550m altogether).
History. The first ascentionists bivied at the notch between the false summit (Punta Cristina) and summit. The name of the route refers to the fact that they were the last foreign climbers to leave the Albergue Lago del Desierto campground that season.
Approach. Polacos to Col de los Austriacos.
Descent. Via the Austriaca or Chiaro di Luna.