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Norwegians Bjørn Eivind Årtun and and Ole Lied climbed a new ice line on the south face of Torre Egger...
Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=66019
On friday 10th of January Bjørn-Eivind Årtun and his climbing partner Stein-Ivar Gravdal was found dead, hanging from the rope, hundred meters above the scree below Kjerag.
Årtun and Gravdal were familiar with ice-climbing on Kjerag, in 2009 the team put up one of the most spectacular ice routes on the wall: “Strandhogg” (Beach Combing), 800 meter, WI6+, A0.
(Source: http://borebloggen.blogspot.com/ )
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