Feb 25, 2014 Honnold and Caldwell Make Epic First Ascent of Fitzroy Traverse EpicTV Climbing Daily, Ep. 226 EpicTV produces hundreds of EpicTV original extreme sports series, with new video releases every day. Cerro Torre is one of the mountains of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field in South America.
It is located in a region which is disputed between Argentina and Chile Jan 05, 2015 Long considered impossible, coveted by many and attempted by a few, the Fitz Traverse has fueled the imaginations of climbers in Patagonia for decades.
Tracing the iconic skyline of Cerro Fitz Roy Completing Patagonia's Fitz Roy Traverse, a journey across seven peaks and 13, 000 vertical feet of climbing, is one of alpinism's most elusive achievements. The Fitz Roy Traverse (5.
11d C1 65 degrees, 5000m), Patagonia. Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold climbed for five days through poor conditions in rock and approach shoes to The idea to traverse the Cerro Fitz Roy skyline one of the most dramatic in the world was not a new one. A muchdiscussed objective since the 90s, Colin Haley called it the lowhanging fruit of Patagonian climbing. In case you missed it, we wanted to highlight A Line Across the Sky, a short documentary that follows Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold complete the first ascent of the entire Fitz Traverse, a legendary climb to the top of Cerro Fitz Roy and its surrounding peaks in southern Patagonia.
They completed the climb in rough weather between He teamed up with Tommy Caldwell to make the first ascent of the Fitz Traverse, which involved climbing seven peaks in five days along the Cerro Fitz Roy ridge line.