/ NEWS: INTERVIEW: Colin Haley on Dracula - Alaska
In this short interview, with photos, Colin answers some questions on his new route.
Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=56854
Just noticed that in the photos that there are no helmets worn. I haven't read the article so I don't know if they comment on this but it is surely madness on a big mixed alpine face like that?
You can see Bjorn wearing a black and grey helmet in the second photo
Alpinist magazine broke this news last month (the text is from Haley's blog):
Comments on UKC here:
The guys did climb without helmets but not on Foraker. Prior to climbing Dracula, Haley and Artun made a speed attempt on Denali's Cassin Ridge where they climbed both ropeless and helmetless. By all accounts, they had pretty tough conditions and still only missed out on Mugs Stump's speed record by half an hour. Haley's blog has all the details.
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