/ NEWS: Female Ascent of M14 Mixed Route for Lucie Hrozova
This is the hardest mixed route climbed by a woman.
Robert Jasper told us about the crag:
"The Eptingen waterfall area is...
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I think it was flashed by Charly Fritzer.
I heard on the grapevine that Heeyong Park (Korean beast) nearly got the onsight a few weeks back but had to settle for the tick second go...
Well, the description on the Vid page states M/D14... so I'm gonna say drytooling. Not that it would prolly be difficult if the water were to freeze. After all, the protection is solely bolts, so wether you're climbing ice or crumbly rock doesn't really matter that much.
Was chatting to Robert Jasper last month, he mentioned that the waterfall does freeze but not every year, the route can be finished dry or up the icefall, apparentyl the grade isnt really affected either way but its just nicer to finished up the ice (if its there)
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