450 m trad FA – Blåmannen, 8b

On the 15 th of July the Austrians Markus Haid and Hansjörg Auer managed all pitches of the legendary Arctandria on Blamannen within 9 hours redpoint. The route is 450 m long with crack climbing. Self placement is necessary the whole way up.They both did it in a very ethical Teamstyle: no Jumar, no preplaced gear, both free. It was the result after 4 days working in the route. more info at blixt.no. In 2005, the Swiss climbers Didier Berthod and Giovanni Quirici spent three weeks there by freeing all pitches. But they did not succeed in grounding up the route within one day. The difficulties are: 7b+, 8b, 7c, 8a, 7b, 7c+, 7b, 7a, 6b+, 6c+