Boltless 8a+/8b In The Dolomitesby Erik Lambert Alpinist Oct/2007
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The line ascends a mostly vertical and overhanging crack system on the north face of Torre Putia. Climbing ground up and using aid and as few pegs as possible, the brothers initially established the line on August 18. Twenty pegs were used, half of them on belays, with seven protecting the crux, Pitch 1 (X-/X, 30m), the "marvelously steep entrance wall with a salient yellow crack."
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