/ NEWS: NEWSFLASH: Fitzroy Traverse for Honnold and Caldwell

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UKC News - on 18 Feb 2014
The Fitzroy Traverse - starting on the far right., 3 kbAmerican climbers Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell have made the first ascent of the 5km long Fitzroy Traverse in Patagonia, Argentina.

The duo traversed the following peaks in their mega link-up: Aguja Guillaumet, Aguja Mermoz, Cerro Fitz Roy (3405m), Aguja Poincenot, Aguja Rafael Juárez, Aguja Saint-Exúpery and Aguja de l'S.

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=68726

philhilo - on 18 Feb 2014
In reply to UKC News:

Errr - wow.....mostly done in approach shoes with less kit than you would take to Stanage for the day, between them.....gulp. Hats off to the gents.
jon on 18 Feb 2014
In reply to UKC News:

Nice topo, Jack!
Ian Parsons - on 18 Feb 2014
In reply to jon:

> Nice topo, Jack!

Is it bolted?
Rick Graham on 18 Feb 2014
In reply to UKC News:

Amazing.

Worst season for a few years.
Not in good condition.
First route in area.

How do you top that?
Mal Grey - on 18 Feb 2014
In reply to UKC News:

Goodness me!!!

Chapeau!


Jimbo C - on 19 Feb 2014
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That is awesome (in the proper sense of the word)
Conor1 - on 19 Feb 2014
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I really can't get my head around this. Unfathomable.
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Morgan Woods - on 20 Feb 2014
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First route in Patagonia for Honnold...bloody hell!

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