Keyword: solo ascent
In mid-March, the Italian alpinist and mountain guide Stefano Ragazzo climbed the Croda Rossa in the Rosengarten Group alone. His solo ascent of the famous line by Christoph Heinz and Oswald Celva is likely to be the first winter solo of Moulin Rouge (400m, 7b).
Jost Kobusch reached the highest peak in North America on Sunday. The German alpinist is the first non-American to solo climb Denali in winter and the first person to do so via the Messner Couloir.
In January 1979, the Italian Renato Casarotto opened one of the most difficult alpine routes in Patagonia at the time: the Goretta Pillar on Fitz Roy. Last week, alpinist Colin Haley, known for his daring solo ascents, repeated the 1200-meter route single-handedly. In contrast to the first ascent, he completely dispensed with permanently installed ropes for his rope solo.
The young South Tyrolean alpinist Jonas Hainz manages the free solo ascent of Moulin Rouge (400m, 7b) on the Croda Rossa. The line through the imposing and overhanging wall in the Rosengarten group was set up 20 years ago by his father Christoph Hainz together with Oswald Celva.
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