From the summit of Lunag Ri
And suddenly it’s just a few more steps. In front of me lies the summit spur of Lunag Ri. Having arrived at the very front of the summit spur, I stand still. It feels strange that suddenly I have no more further to go.
A few thoughts on: Solo
As in 2015, Conrad Anker had joined me on Lunag Ri in 2016. In the end, I stood alone in front of the wall, and finally decided to make a solo attempt.
A last solo before the spring
Before the summer more or less suddenly began in April, I sampled the winter conditions one last time on 24 March. I managed a first ascent in the Vals valley – the north buttress of the Hohe Kirche – this time alone.
A few thoughts on: Exploratory spirit
What is left to discover, at a time where every last corner can be surveyed and looked at via Google Earth, and where even rock climbs can be climbed in front of your screen by means of Virtual Reality. Is exploration even still interesting?