12-Year-Old Jugless Ascent of The Nose - EpicTV Climbing Daily

08th July 2013
08th Jul 2013

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Watch original web series on EpicTV first at www.epictv.com Austrian alpinists Alex Blümel and Gerhard "Gerry" Fiegl pounced on two brief weather windows in the Alaskan Ruth Gorge to complete the coveted second ascent of the Tooth Traverse as well as the first ascent of Beauty and the Beast (5.11c, A3 2,100 feet) on the Gargoyle.  http://www.rockandice.com/lates-news/austrians-make-second-ascent-of-the-tooth-traverse-in-alaska-and-establish-a-new-route Renan Ozturk and Freddie Wilkinson have completed a major Alaskan route started four years ago: the five-mile traverse of the skyline ridge culminating in the Moose's Tooth (10,335 feet), above the Ruth Gorge of Alaska. More info on original Tooth Traverse: http://www.climbing.com/news/the-tooth-traverse-in-their-own-words-2/