Lacrux TV accompanied the two professional climbers Jernej Kruder and Michael Piccolruaz as they planned one of the most difficult deep water solo routes in the world and repeated a barely repeated and massively overhanging roof route by Ethan Pringle. What does it take to climb such tough routes over the raging sea without safety?
Deep Water Soloing is one of the most spectacular “disciplines” of climbing. In contrast to rope climbing, key places often cannot be tried other than climbing in from below - with the result that you fall over and over again. And because you climb unsecured, long descents into the deep blue sea are inevitable
What does it take to plan difficult unsecured routes over the raging sea?
Film report: Deep Water Soloing with Jernej Kruder and Michael Piccolruaz
Watch in the video:
- Jernej Kruder and Michael Piccolruz one of the hardest when designing Deep water solo Routes of the world: Alasha
- Kruder and Piccolruaz climb the overhanging roof route, which has rarely been repeated Inconvinient Roof
- The professionals give tips on what to pay attention to when deep water soloing
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