CLAWING FOR THE STARS:
A SOLO CLIMBER
IN THE HIGHEST ANDES
Andean peaks that served as preparation for my solo climbing career
The top of the Polish Glacier route at 21,430 feet, looking east down the Relinchos River Valley to the Vacas River Valley in the distance. The author is the second climber and the anchor for the rope team. R. Villarreal Collection.