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Topic - NEWSFLASH: Compressor Route Climbed Without Bolts

UKC News - on 17 Jan 2012
A very moody Cerro Torre heralding an even moodier weather system, 3 kbAlpinist.com have posted a preliminary report that American Hayden Kennedy and Canadian Jason Kruk have made the first bolt-free ascent of the infamous Compressor Route on Cerro Torre in Patagonia.



The route was first climbed by hauling a gas-powered compressor drill up the wall in 1970, with which countless bolts were placed.

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=66115

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