/ Traverse of Fitzroy
Absolutely astounding. Honnold's 1st route in Patagonia, at least they took one ice axe, one ice screw and one sleeping bag!!
Almost beyond belief. Truly staggering. A proper use for all that speed training in Yosemite at last!
Staggering... with that amount of gear. They're certainly living close to the edge!
Amazing, mega light weight and most of the climbing in their trainers!
Probably a requirement in order to qualify for the Piolet d'Or!
Just a stunning, mind-boggling achievement.
Great stuff!.. They ought to maybe get on the Snowdon Horseshoe, while they're on a roll?
Come on, one step at a time.
Or the staffordshire nose.
It's just outrageous, anybody even suggesting that in my alpinist years would be considered insane.
It's the little things that aren't explained that get me:
"By this point their rope was reduced to 38 meters in length"
4 nights up there with only one bag. Those are two tough nuts.
Yet they managed to climb the Casarotto Pillar in "two pitches"......
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