/ NEWS: Cerro Torre West Face – First Solo Ascent

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Cédric Larcher Reports:

On Tuesday December 9th, 2008, 44 year-old Swiss climber and mountain guide Walter Hungerbühler summited Cerro Torre, completing what is considered the first solo ascent of the Ferrari Route.

This is reportedly the first clean solo ascent of Cerro Torre, without the use of the bolts of Cesare Maestri's Compressor Route. On the steep pitches of the route Walter self-belayed, the rest he climbed ropeless.

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john howard 1 - on 02 Jan 2009
In reply to Jack Geldard - Editor - UKC: Inspiring stuff.
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John Cooke - on 02 Jan 2009
In reply to Jack Geldard - Editor - UKC:

Fantastic, awesome news. Very very inspiring.

By the way it's Cédric Larcher, not Larcher Cédric. Cédric being is forename.

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