/ NEWS: Spindrift: Lama and Ortner Open Alpine Testpiece

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UKC News - on 14 Jan 2013
David Lama during his attempt to make the first free ascent of The Compressor Route on Cerro Torre in Patagonia, Argentina, 4 kbDavid Lama and Peter Ortner established a new route on the North face of Laserz on December 27, 2012, in the Lienzer Dolomites of Austria.

Spindrift (VIII- M6 WI VI A1, 600 meters), takes a direct line through the center of the Laserz's icy North face, and involves mixed-climbing through a series of cracks and corners that provide decent ice axe placements but poor belays...

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=67740


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