The Belgian Simon Lorenzi sends with the seated start version of “The Big Island” one of the really big and “last problems” in Fontainebleau. He needed a total of 25 sessions for this. With the grading he is a bit uncertainly hard 8C+ or 9A. In the c…Read more
The Italian mountaineer Cesare Maestri, nicknamed “The Spider of the Dolomites – Il Ragno delle Dolomiti” died on Tuesday at the age of 91. Maestri’s death was announced on Facebook by his son Gian. “This time,” he wrote, “Cesare wrote in the summit …Read more
One of the greatest, if not the greatest, high-altitude climbers in the world, Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner turned the 50 on October 13th. What should we write about Gerlinde?
After she reached the summit of K2 on August 23, 2011, she was the third woma…Read more
The route really consists of two parts, the first being a horizontal roof and the second slightly less steep. You dont tie (thatd be clip in) in until youve past the first part of the route. It has been described as “an 8b+ to an good rest, fo…Read more