Gran Gendarme Del Pollone
4. The Perfekt Day
Lukas Pflug-Carsten von Birckhahn (DE), 1/2013.
Description. Climbs a beautiful line up the west ridge sporting great rock quality. Three pitches easy pitches (4 to 5+) are followed by some walking to hit the upper headwall which is climbed in six pitches. The first four (5+/6a) lead to the crux: two steep crack pitches (7a and 6b). There is one bolt in place.
Gear. Double set of Camalots to #4, stoppers.
Approach. Glaciar Marconi, then up, and up...
Descent. Rappel the route.
Photos (click to enlarge)
Cerro Pollone, Gran Gendarme - North
Gran Gendarme del Pollone - West