Barbara Zangerl repeats the multi-pitched tour Sangre de Toro on the Rote Wand

Shortly before her trip to the USA, Barbara Zangerl from Vorarlberg has climbed the multi-pitch route Sangre de Toro (8b + / 5.14a) rotpunkt.

"What a route! Thanks to Alex Luger for the inspiration. Six pitches of pure joy and some spicy runouts as well, ”writes Babsi enthusiastically. The route Sangre de toro was 2012 of Alex Luger, Günther Winkel, Robert Natter and Konrad Mathis set up and climbed for the first time two years later by Alex Luger redpoint. A year ago secured Jacopo Larcher, Partner of Babsi Zangerl, the first repetition of the multi-pitch tour in the Lechquellen Mountains. This year it was Babsi's turn. Accompanied by Nadine Wallner she recently succeeded in the second repetition.

Heavy multi-pitcher tours are her profession

Once again, Babsi Zangerl proves how strong she is. Not only physically but also mentally. The Sangre de Toro route requires steel nerves in some places. But she has the Vorarlberg. In the winter of 2017, she and Jacopo were the first to repeat one of the heaviest big-wall routes in the world, Mushroom in the Yosemite Valley, and in the summer of this year the two managed the second redpoint ascent of the extremely heavy and serious multi-pitched tour Odyssey in the Eiger north face.

Film about the first ascent by Alex Luger

Credits: Cover picture Paolo Sarto

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