Nicola Bertoldo and Diego Dellai open a new mixed route on Monte Agnèr in the Dolomites: Ultima Perla (350m, 5+, M6, 50°). Its line follows a spectacular ice formation that rarely forms on this part of the north face.
While many ice fans are still waiting for the damp water outside to change its physical state as the temperatures drop, the two alpinists Nicola Bertoldo and Diego Dellai already had an impressive tour behind him. On the north face of Monte Agnèr they found a previously untouched ice and mixed route and climbed it for the first time: Ultima Pearl (350m, 5+, M6, 50°).
To get to the breathtaking ice formations, the duo rappelled 6 times from the summit of Monte Agnèr. The two alpinists then climbed in a continuous 7-hour push to the top, followed by a 4-hour descent into the valley.
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