/ NEWS: Bellavista, 8c MP, by Sasha Digiulian
On her Instagram she writes:
After climbing through a big storm for the final pitches, and spending a bitter cold,...
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Hotel Supramonte next?
Think Dani Moreno did this recently too?
> Think Dani Moreno did this recently too?
So he did, and promptly 'downgraded' it to 8b and 7c for the hardest pitches, but he puts it down to the holds being dry on his second attempt making it easier (!!!)
I'm suprised - this hasn't attracted much comment or attention.......
A great, very hard climb on a classic Dolomite wall, and a storm to boot!
A fantastic adventure - much respect.
Not the whole story by any means Mike.
a primer here
That is one of the most informative articles I've read in a long while.
Thanks for the link Mick.
Red Bull use these achievements to promote their product. As long as they continue to do that, I will use these achievements to lambast their products. Associating sugar drinks with sport normalises its consumption and perpetuates the problem. For me, the fact that it is one of the most impressive ascents makes the association even more frustrating.
I don't blame Sasha in the slightest as I would most likely do the same in her situation. My post doesn't criticise her but merely intended to express repugnance at the brand's presence in climbing in general.
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