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Committed—Episode 3: Babsi Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher Attempt the Eiger North Face in a Day

Author(s): Black Diamond Equipment
Video Release Date: August 9, 2021
Video Source: YouTube

The Eiger has long been one of the world’s most notorious mountains. Its iconic North Face is steeped in history and has served as a proving ground for the world’s leading climbers for generations. In 2018, Babsi Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher managed to claim the coveted second ascent of the wall’s most difficult route—Odyssee (8a+). Fighting with loose, wet rock and unstable weather conditions, they spent four days living on the wall in order to reach the summit. This past August, they returned to the wall in an attempt to re-climb Odyssee in less than a day and write their names into the “Nordwand’s” history book forever.

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