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04.01.2012

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© archivio Bjørn-Eivind Årtun

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Torre Egger, Patagonia

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Bjørn-Eivind Årtun and Ole Lied during the first ascent of Venas Azules, the fantastic new route established in December 2011 up the South Face of Torre Egger, Patagonia.

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Bjørn-Eivind Årtun and Ole Lied during the first ascent of  Venas Azules, the fantastic new route established in December 2011 up the South Face of Torre Egger, Patagonia., archivio Bjørn-Eivind Årtun
Torre Egger, Patagonia, Bjørn-Eivind Årtun and Ole Lied during the first ascent of Venas Azules, the fantastic new route established in December 2011 up the South Face of Torre Egger, Patagonia. - © archivio Bjørn-Eivind Årtun

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