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NEWS: Eiger North Face Solo by Laura Tiefenthaler

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 UKC News 29 Mar 2022

25-year-old Austrian alpinist Laura Tiefenthaler has made what is believed to be only the second ever solo ascent of the North Face of the Eiger by a woman, climbing the face via the Heckmair route. Catherine Destivelle made the first female solo ascent in March 1993.

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 simes303 29 Mar 2022
In reply to UKC News:

I thought Alison Hargreaves had also soloed the face.

 treesrockice 29 Mar 2022
In reply to UKC News:

Doctor, guide and N. face soloist never mined weapons grade alpinist she's a weapons grade human!

In reply to simes303:

She soloed the Lauper route which strictly speaking is a NW face. Not to be sniffed at either mind... its massive...

 John Whittaker 29 Mar 2022
In reply to UKC News:

Impressive stuff. I'd be ecstatic to ever be good enough to do a conventional ascent.

 plyometrics 29 Mar 2022
In reply to UKC News:

Superb stuff. 

 morpcat 30 Mar 2022
In reply to UKC News:

This. Is. So. Cool.

In reply to treesrockice:

Too right!

 Damo 01 Apr 2022
In reply to UKC News:

https://alpinemag.com/eiger-solo-laura-tiefenthaler-catherine-destivelle/

CD is pointing out that in fact her ascent was the first on-sight winter solo, regardless of gender.

MOTWYW


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