/ THE LOWDOWN: Pou brothers onsights Il Pesce
Since its first ascent, from Koller and Sustr in 1981 it has remained a route which even the top climbers...
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Obviously 39 pitches is long and its hard, I don't know what the usual style of ascent is on the Fish but I'm guessing its not headpointing??
Anybody think otherwise? I am fully prepared to change my stance if some can convince me...
Well, it's debatable of course, but I liked their account about The Fish and figured this would make interesting reading for more than me. That's all.
By no means wanting to detract from the Pou's achievement, Hansjörg Auer's 2007 free solo of the route is one of the most mind-blowing achievements on rock in my book.
I note the Pous do not include R*db*ll in their listed sponsors (although they are still logoed up in some of their photos).
Have they done the decent thing and decided not to take the vomitous-cough-mixture-pusher's 30 pieces of silver or have they been dropped?
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