Three new alpine routes in Patagonia

Cerro San Lorenzo: three new routes by Slovenian alpinists in Patagonia

(By Manca Čujež)

In November 2015 a team of five Slovenian alpinists Dejan Koren, Boštjan Mikuž, Rok Kurinčič, Domen Petrovčič and Domen Kastelic spent a month in the area of Cerro San Lorenzo

Cerro San Lorenzo is the second highest peak in Patagonia and is located in a very remote area. It’s east face has been in many alpinists’ wish-list for years. It is almost 2000 meters high, and was untouched.

Read the full expedition report at Alpine Association of Slovenia

The New Routes:

Cerro Hermoso, SE Ridge + Direct Route, TD-, 80°, M4, 1100m, 6h, Domen Petrovčič and Domen Kastelic, 11. 11. 2015.

Cerro San Lorenzo, E face, No Fiesta, ED+, 1600m, 18h (40h), FA Dejan Koren, Rok Kurinčič and Boštjan Mikuž, 20./21. 11. 2015.

Cerro San Lorenzo, E face, EXIT, ED 90°, M, 1000m, 13h, Domen Petrovčič and DomenKastelic, 21. 11. 2015.