Keyword: big wall
On El Capitan in Yosemite Valley, Babsi Zangerl and Lara Neumeier manage a free ascent of the Muir Blast/El Corazon big wall linkup.
The Dawn Wall in Yosemite and Valhalla in Getu, China are currently the only multi-pitch routes in the ninth degree of French. There are also numerous other rock-hard big wall climbs. We have compiled a list of the most difficult multi-pitch routes in the world for you.
We spoke to Edu Marin about the Eternal Flame route as well as the special constellation on site.
The Slovenian climber Jernej Kruder repeats the heavily overhanging Huber route Bellavista (8b+, 500m) on the western pinnacle. Before that he climbed the alpine classic Weg durch den Fisch (7b+, 37 SL) on the south face of the Marmolada and the Via Italia (8a, 280m) on Piz Ciavazes.
Edu Marin free climbs Eternal Flame at Nameless Tower. It is only the second free ascent of the legendary Big Wall Tour.
At the tender age of 21, Frenchwoman Soline Kentzel is one of the youngest women to free climb a route on El Capitan in Yosemite. Together with rope partner Sébastien Berthe, she climbed the 36 pitches of Golden Gate in nine days.
The two Belgian Siebe Vanhee and Sébastien Berthe have arrived in Yosemite Valley. Your goal is to redpunkt climb one of the most difficult multi-pitch routes in the world, The Dawn Wall. Does this mean that the route is threatened with an imminent devaluation?
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