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Topic - NEWS: David Lama and Cerro Torre; A Mountain Set Free

UKC News - on 25 Jan 2012
David Lama during his attempt to make the first free ascent of The Compressor Route on Cerro Torre in Patagonia, Argentina, 4 kbIn this news report Jack Geldard sums up the recent, and not so recent, events on Cerro Torre in Patagonia, from the contested first ascent claim in 1959, through to David Lama's free ascent of the infamous Compressor Route.

So the 'Compressor Route' as it has stood for forty years is no more, with around a hundred of its bolts missing on the crucial upper reaches of the mountain...

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=66281

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