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British Extremely Chile

This two-man team succeeded in climbing The Shield (c2,400m) in the Torres del Paine National Park by a technical new route on the N ridge. This was the second overall ascent, and was achieved by climbing non-stop for 22 hours during the only window in the usual Patagonian weather.

(See article 'Windmills in the Mind', pages 58-63.)

December 1992 - January 1993
Jerry Gore and Andy Perkins

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