[VIDEO] Fitz Roy Traverse – Piolets d’or 2015 Winner

From 12th - 16th February 2014, Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold succeeded in completing the full traverse of the range, from north to south. One of the 3 winners of the Piolets d'Or 2015.

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They had to climb seven summits: Aguja Guillaumet, Aguja Mermoz, Cerro Fitz Roy, Aguja Poincenot, Aguja Rafael Juarez, Aguja Saint-Exupery and Aguja S, a total of 4,000m of ascent, a maximum grade of 7a, with ice sections at 65°.

Such a traverse could only be contemplated by very fast climbers.

Video by Vinicio Stefanello (Planetmountain.com) & Francesco Mansutti for the Piolets d’Or 2015. Courmayeur, Chamonix – Mont Blanc.

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