Colin Haley Goretta Pillar Fitz Roy mountaineering

Colin Haley climbs Goretta pillars on Fitz Roy solo alpine style

In January 1979, the Italian Renato Casarotto opened one of the most difficult alpine routes in Patagonia at the time: the Goretta Pillar on Fitz Roy. Last week, alpinist Colin Haley, known for his daring solo ascents, repeated the 1200-meter route single-handedly. In contrast to the first ascent, he completely dispensed with permanently installed ropes for his rope solo.

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Accident Cerro Torre Corrado Pesce mountaineering

Accident at Cerro Torre: Corrado Pesce had an accident

41-year-old Italian climber Corrado 'Korra' Pesce has been seriously injured in an accident on Cerro Torre in Patagonia. He was climbing with Argentinian mountaineer Tomás Aguiló when a boulder and ice avalanche hit them both. Aguiló managed to dismount and alert the rescue. So far, however, bad weather has prevented the rescue of the badly injured Corrado Pesce.

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Mountaineer Cesare Maestri dies Climbing

Mountaineer Cesare Maestri dies

The Italian mountaineer Cesare Maestri died on January 19, 2021 at the age of 91. He will be remembered forever as the spider of the Dolomites "Ragno delle Dolomiti" as well as for the controversy surrounding Cerro Torre.

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