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07.02.2012 by Planetmountain in Interviews

David Lama - interview after the Compressor Route on Cerro Torre

Interview with Austrian alpinist David Lama after the first free ascent of the Compressor Route on Cerro Torre, carried out on 20 and 21 January 2012 with Peter Ortner.

03.02.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre: the bolt chopping and its history as seen through the eyes of Mario Conti

Italian alpinist Mario Conti shares his views about the recent bolt chopping of the Compressor route on the SE Face of Cerro Torre.

24.01.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

David Lama talks about the first free ascent of the Compressor Route on Cerro Torre

The report by David Lama about his first free ascent of the Compressor route up the SE Ridge of Cerro Torre (Patagonia), carried out by the Austrian climber from 20 - 21 January 2012.

23.01.2012 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

David Lama frees the Compressor route… while Kruk & Kennedy's bolt chopping is hotly debated

Yesterday 22/01/2012 David Lama made the first free ascent of the Compressor Route on Cerro Torre, Patagonia. The news has been confirmed by David Lama's team. There are no further details but this update will certainly add fuel to the controversy which has followed the bolt chopping carried out recently by Jason Kruk and Hayden Kennedy.

20.01.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre, Kennedy and Kruk and the Compressor route by fair means

On 17/01/2012 Hayden Kennedy and Jason Kruk climbed the SE Ridge (the Compressor route) of Cerro Torre (Patagonia) via a route "by fair means" with difficulties up to 5.11 A2. In descent the two removed a significant portion of the Compressor route established by Cesare Maestri in 1970.

13.12.2011 by Rolando Garibotti in Interviews

Corrado 'Korra' Pesce, from No Siesta to Cerro Torre. The interview and meeting with Rolando Garibotti

From the North Face of the Grandes Jorasses to Patagonia. Corrado "Korra" Pesce's alpine journey, introduced by Rolando Garibotti in this meeting and interview - from one alpinist to another - in El Chalten

13.11.2011 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre West Face, the 2011 Patagonia season has begun

The 2011 "andesimo" season in Patagonia has begun in earnest with a great ascent of the rarely repeated West Face of Cerro Torre at the hands of Michael Lerjen-Demjen from Zermatt and Korra Pesce from Chamonix who chose to ascend the famous Ragni route (1500m, AI5+ M4 MI6 mushroom ice, Daniele Chiappa, Mario Conti, Casimiro Ferrari and Pino Negri 1974).

19.11.2010 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Patagonia, Holzknecht and Moroder climb Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre

In Patagonia Adam Holzknecht and Hubert Moroder have climbed Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre in rapid alpine style. In the meantime Rolando Garibotti has removed 17 bolts from Cerro Torre placed last year by the team headed by David Lama.

07.01.2010 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Fabio Giacomelli killed by avalanche at Cerro Torre

On 01 January 2010 Fabio Giacomelli, the 51 year old mountaineer from Trentino, Italy, died in an avalanche at the base of the East Face of Cerro Torre. After a three day search climbing partner Elio Orlandi managed to locate the lifeless body.

12.11.2009 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre expedition for David Lama and Daniel Steuerer

Interview with David Lama prior to his expedition to Cerro Torre, Patagonia together with Daniel Steuerer. The two Austrians have an important objective: to attempt the first free ascent of the famous Compressor Route.

20.12.2008 by Ermanno Salvaterra in Alpinism

Boom of ascents on the West Face of Cerro Torre, Ermanno Salvaterra's point of view

Ermanno Salvaterra discusses the state of Patagonian mountaineering, starting with the large number of ascents on the West Face of Cerro Torre to talk about other class routes on the Torre and her sisters.

Cerro Torre Ragni route for Bernasconi and Salini

On 2 December the Italians Matteo Bernasconi and Fabio Salini carried out a fast ascent of the Via dei Ragni on the West Face of Cerro Torre, Patagonia. This route was also climbed the previous day by Rolando Garibotti and Co.

23.04.2008 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Ciao, Cesarino Fava

Cesarino Fava died yesterday aged 87 at Malé (Italy). His life was bonded to mountaineering and in particular to Cerro Torre in Patagonia. All mountaineers have lost a great friend.

04.02.2008 by PlanetMountain in Alpinism

Ermanno Salvaterra, the Torre traverse and the future of mountaineering in Patagonia

After Rolando Garibotti and Colin Haley's successful linkup of the Torre traverse (Aguja Standhardt, Punta Herron, Torre Egger and Cerro Torre), Ermanno Salvaterra offers insight into the history and the dream of the traverse and his vision of the future of mountaineering in Patagonia.

30.01.2008 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Torre traverse completed by Rolando Garibotti and Colin Haley

From 21 – 24 January 2008 the Italo-Argentine mountaineer Rolando Garibotti and Colin Haley from the U.S.A. carried out the first traverse of Aguja Standhardt, Punta Herron, Torre Egger and Cerro Torre, one of the most coveted projects in Patagonia.

26.11.2007 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Patagonia: Cerro Standhardt, Punta Herron and Torre Egger traverse

From 21 to 23/11/2007 Ermanno Salvaterra, Alessandro Beltrami, Mirko Mase and Fabio Salvadei accomplished the traverse of Cerro Standhardt, Punta Herron and Torre Egger in the Cerro Torre group in Patagonia. The Italian mountaineers turned back from the Col of Conquest beneath Cerro Torre due to risk of avalanches.

14.09.2007 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre: Patagonian Democracy

On 14/02/2007 circa 40 mountaineers held an assembly at El Chaltén in Argentina’s "Los Glaciares" National Park to debate about the future if the expansion bolts on the 1970 Maestri “Compressor route” up Cerro Torre. Report and thoughts by Vicente Labate

08.05.2007 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Anthamatten and Berthod in Patagonia sweepstake

In February 2007 Cyrille Berthod and Simon Anthamatten travelled to Patagonia for their first time ever and climbed 8 major peaks in the Fitz Roy massif - De L’S, Saint Exupery, St.Raphael, Poincenot, Fitz Roy, Mermoz, Guillaumet and Cerro Torre.

17.03.2006 by PlanetMountain.com in Alpinism

Prezelj's Patagonian ascents with Koch and Potter

Slovenian alpinist Marko Prezelj has returned from a five week trip to Patagonia where, dodging typical unstable weather, he made two fast ascents together with the Americans Stephen Koch and Dean Potter, one on Cerro Torre and one on Torre Standhardt.

24.11.2005 by PlanetMountain.com in Alpinism

Salvaterra, Cerro Torre and Maestri

Ermanno Salvaterra's intervention after his latest ascent on Cerro Torre with Rolando Garibotti and Alessandro Beltrami.

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