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Fitz Roy - South face

34. Asado

400m M8 7a+ C2

Michal Sabovčík and Ján Smoleň , 1/2016.

Description. Climbs a line left of the Canadian Route, which it joins after 13 pitches, continuing along this and Boris Simoncic to the summit (500m altogether). The first four pitches were iced and hence were dry-tooled. The following pitches climb cracks finger size to off-width size. The pitches go as follows: M6, 40m; M7, 35m; M7+, 50m; M8, 50m; 6b, 45m; 7a+, A0, 40m; 6a, 50m; 6b+, C1, 50m; 6b, C2, 50m; 6a, 55m; 5, C2, 45m; 4, C2, 40m; 6c, 55m, then it joins the Canadian Route and in turn the Boris Simoncic Route.

History. They climbed alpine style, bivying on top of pitch eight and at the summit.

Approach. Paso Superior to Brecha de los Italianos to La Silla (300m 60˚ 3).

Gear. doubles to #4, one each #5 and #6, TCUs, stoppers and 10 pitons.

Descent. Francesa.

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Fitz Roy south face

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Cerro Fitz RoySoutheast face1. Francesa 1.1 Franco-Argentina link-up 2. Línea Hermanos Gallego 3. Nott-Reichert attempt28. Un Mar de Sueños East face 4. Pilar Este 5. Royal Flush 6. El Corazón 7. Línea de Eleganza 8. Hudičeva Zajeda - Diedro del Diablo Goretta (north) pillar 30. The Real Kekec9. Casarotto 9.1 Diedro Directo 9.2 Kearney-Knight 9.3 Chimichurri y Tortas Fritas9.4 Lindblade-Whimp 9.5 Gringos Perdidos9.6 Acceso Oeste9.7 Crux del Sur9.8 Amaro Vecchia Romana10. Mate, Porro y Todo lo Demás10.1 Guasos on the Rock27. Al Abordaje! North face 11. Polaca 12. Francesa Cara Norte 13. Clínica de Aventura29. Samba do Leao14. Tehuelche 14.1 The Hoser Chimney 15. El Flaco con Domingo 31. Persiguiendo el Avión16. Pretty Bird West face 17. Filo Noroeste, Afanassieff 17.1 Los Últimos Días del Paraíso17.2 Le Chercheur d'Absolu 17.3 Attempt 17.4 Rocamora-Tarditti 17.5 Tango Libre 18. Supercanaleta 18.2 No Brain, No Pain 19. Ensueño20. Historia sin Fin Southwest face 21. Eslovaca 22. Tonta SuerteSouth face 23. Californiana23.2 Variante Suiza23.3 Variante Chilota32. The Washington Route 33. The Colorado Route 34. Asado 24. The Canadian Route 25. Boris Simoncic 26. Anglo-AmericanaTraversesTravesía del Fitz Travesía Care Bear The Wave Effect link-upNorth Pillar Sit Start link-up


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