Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher celebrate The Path in Canada

About two weeks ago Babsi Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher returned from their trip to Canada and thus with interesting news. The two climbed numerous difficult routes, including the Trad route The Path (5.14a R).

Yes, the Vorarlberg Barbara Zangerl is strong. Sack Stark. In May of this year she climbed with the Route Speed ​​intégrale her first 9a and scored one of the toughest big-wall routes in the world together with Jacopo in Autumn 2017: Magic Mushroom, Two weeks ago, on the last day of her stay in Canada, she managed the first female ascent of the Trad route The Path (5.14 R) or half of Lake Louise.

First ascent 2007 - flash ascent 2016

The 40 meter long Trad route The Path With its meager protection, the Canadian professional climber Sonnie Trotter first climbed eleven years ago and experienced - despite the high difficulty and runouts - some repetitions. Probably the most spectacular ascent was made by the German Alexander Megos., He climbed the route 2016 flash.

Video about the history of the first ascent by Sonnie Trotter

Credits: Picture Jacopo Larcher

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