Keyword: North Face
Charles Dubouloz, Symon Welfringer and Clovis Pauline manage the first free ascent of the Directissime de la Pointe Walker (ED++, 7a, A2) in the notorious north face of the Grandes Jorasses. At the same time, it is the first winter ascent and the first repetition of the route from 1986.
At the end of January, Italian alpinist Corrado 'Korra' Pesce died in a climbing accident on Cerro Torre. He leaves behind a 13-year-old daughter. Friends have launched a crowdfunding to support Leïa.
As part of the second episode of the BETA news program in cooperation with Actiontalk and Bächli Bergsport, we are devoting ourselves to the following topics and have spoken to Adam Ondra, Jakob Schubert, Nico Favresse and Klaus Isele: Who will climb 9c next? Eiger north face under siege. Criticism of Nico Favresse and Sébastien Berthe.
The Swiss professional mountaineer Dani Arnold sets a new record time on the north face of the Grandes Jorasses. The 34-year-old climbs the Walker pillar (4208 meters) in...
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