Austrian solos 900m 7b+ in Dolomitesby Mick Ryan Planet Mountain May/2007
This news story has been read 2,645 times
900 metres, with difficulties up to Fr 7b+, 33 pitches in 2 hours 55 minutes.
"During my solo though the most demanding pitch turned out to be the first of the hardest pitches. The pitches after the niche are steeper and every now and then there are some single finger pockets which need to be locked deep. Difficulties ease off above the ledge, but the quality of the rock deteriorates. The actual climbing is often highly uncompromising and requires great determination."
Full report, interview and photos at Planet Mountain