Web - Winter 2014

Antarctica

Posted on: February 14, 2014


[Photo] Wilfried Bauer/Wikimedia Commons

Ulvetanna (2931m)

A fixed rope and capsule style first ascent of the huge northeast ridge of this spectacular rock peak in Queen Maud Land by Leo Houlding, Alastair Lee, Jason Pickles, Chris Rabone (all UK), and Sean Leary (USA). The ca 1100m ridge had more than 1700m of climbing (35 pitches) with remarkably high technical difficulties, given the harsh Antarctic climate; British E6 6b and A2/C2.

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