Bürser Platte, Voralberg, Austria: Jacopo Larcher has made the third ascent of Beat Kammerlander "Prinzip Hoffnung" (8b/+). Beat bolted it in 1997, but in 2009, at the age of 50, he decided to remove the bolts and climb it with trad gear: he made it one of the hardest trad route in the world.

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Bürser Platte, Voralberg, Austria: Jacopo Larcher has made the third ascent of Beat Kammerlander „Prinzip Hoffnung“ (8b/+).

Beat bolted it in 1997, but in 2009, at the age of 50, he decided to remove the bolts and climb it with trad gear: he made it one of the hardest trad route in the world.

With two 9a achieved, Jacopo – one of the leading Italian climbers – has worked strongly in order to made it. This is the way he describe his last challenge.