/ OI NEWS: George Ullrich - Patagonia Expedition

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[George Ullrich, 3 kb]George Ullrich, Peter Rhodes and Kinloch (Mason) Earl, will attempt the first free ascent of a new route on Cerro Catedral 10 in Torres del Paine, Patagonia in Chile, South America.

This route is an established Aid route which has only recently been repeated, and hasn't been climbed free. The 1000 metre high wall is reputed to have some of the best granite in the area with countless possibilities for new lines.

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/gear/news.php?id=2336

Peter Rhodes - on 10 Dec 2009
In reply to UKC Gear: We'll be updating the blog from the road so do check regularly for more information:

www.peterhodes.co.uk/blog

Thanks very much to all the extremely generous sponsors!

Pete
Tyler - on 10 Dec 2009
In reply to UKC Gear:

The original aided ascent of this was the subject of a great quotable film, some of which is here, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5ZBYewIdYU

Unfortunatly it seems to have been sanitised of the best, sweary bits.
Franco Cookson OLD - on 10 Dec 2009
In reply to UKC Gear:

Good luck.
AndrewHuddart - on 10 Dec 2009
In reply to UKC Gear:
Good luck boys, thrash that static for me!
Ron Kenyon - on 11 Dec 2009
In reply to UKC Gear:

Good luck lads - how about some slacklining as well
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Peter Rhodes - on 11 Dec 2009
In reply to Ron Kenyon: There will definitely be some slacking in the woods to pass time, who knows if there are high ones out there...

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