Route Climbed: Normal Route (South - West flank) Date Climbed: May 17th, 2005
5-day trek / +1700m for the ascent itself, with a native guide of Guargalla community and his 2 dogs, loose humid weather. The water imbibed volcanic ash was frozen due to cold and was better climbed with crampons !
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