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Rab Presents: Picaflor | Chasing a 1000m Big Wall Free Climb in Chile

Author(s): Bronwyn Hodgins and Jacob Cook
Video Release Date: July 21, 2023
Video Source: YouTube

“I’m tied in at the base of pitch 20 ready for 35 meters of battle. I close my eyes, take a few deep breaths, and try to stifle the ever-present pain in my toes. It’s been a long two months of trying this route. Over 2,000 feet of granite sweeps away to the jungle below as I ready myself for the final try on the last day of the trip.” – Hayden Jamieson Bronwyn Hodgins and Hayden Jamieson, along with team mates Danford Jooste, Tyler Karow, and Jaron Pham headed to Cochamó, Chile, with their eyes on a big wall objective that would lead them up an imposing 1000m line, that had yet to see a free ascent. A film by Jaron Pham.

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