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Ice climbing in Canada, the video by Scherer and Schmitt

04.01.2013 by Planetmountain

The video of Rainbow Serpent, Shooting Star and Whiteman Falls, three ice falls repeated by Tanja Schmitt and Matthias Scherer in Canada.

Canada equals ice climbing. This is what German climbers Tanja Schmitt and Matthias Scherer thought when they spent most of November and some of December 2012 in Canada to climb some of the cult drips of the North American continent. The booty: 13 icefalls (listed below) of which three are documented in this video. Sidenote news: Tanja and Matthias used to live in Germany's Frankfurt but are now based in Cogne in Northern Italy to be closer to their beloved icefalls. During the last decade Scherer has climbed more than 500 icefalls, 400 of which with his wife.

Canada 2012
Rainbow Serpent IV/6 (featured in the video)
Shooting Star V/6 (featured in the video)
Virtual Reality IV/6/X/R
Dancing with Chaos IV/6
Whiteman Falls IV/6 (featured in the video)
Weeping Wall Central Pillar IV/5+
Cosmic Messenger IV/5
Bourgeau Left IV/5
Weeping Wall RHS IV/5
Murchsion Falls IV/4+
R&D III/4
Aquarious III/4
Swiss Cheese M10+ (drytooling climb at the Playground area close to Canmore)





- Canadian Classics. Ice climbing in Canada by Will Gadd

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