Michi Wohlleben, the professional alpinist resident in Switzerland, manages the famous Route Beat Kammerlander: Prinzip Hoffnung (8b / +, E9 / 10) on the Bürser Platte.
Prinzip Hoffnung is one of the most famous Trad routes in Europe. First came the test piece ten years ago by the climbing legend Beat Kammerlander. Since then, the route has undergone some ascent, including Alex Luger, Jacopo Larcher, Fabi Buhl, Babsi Zangerl, Michael Gunsilius and the only 16 year old Nemuel Feurle, The latest inspection now succeeds the German Michi Wohlleben.
The versatile mountaineer can be heard in many different disciplines again and again. In the climbing area are recently the Inspection of the heaviest multi-pitcher tour in the Alpstein as well as the now climbed Principle hope to mention.
Almost double inspection
Together with Michi Wohlleben, 29-year-old Vorarlberg artist Nadine Wallner projected a principle of hope. On the day of the commission by Michi Wohlleben also gave Nadine Wallner a promising attempt, but flew two meters in front of the deflector from the route.
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Sparse hedges, wide hook distances
Principle hope climbing is like a battle, says Beat Kammerlander in an interview after his first visit in the year 2009. "The handles are extremely small, you get bloody fingers and ruined the climbing shoes," continues Beat. The climbing style, combined with the sparse hedge, make the route a special case in times of perfectly secured sport climbing routes in the overhang.
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Credits: pictures Michi Wohlleben