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Amuri Tepui, new climbs in Venezuela

19.03.2012 by Planetmountain

Nicolas Favresse, Sean Villanueva, Stephane Hanssens and Jean-Louis Wertz have established two new routes up Amuri Tepui in Venezuela.

There's not a lot to go by at the moment, but what we know is interesting: a Belgian team comprised of Nicolas Favresse, Sean Villanueva, Stephane Hanssens and Jean-Louis Wertz has added not just one, but two new routes to Amuri Tepui in Venezuela.

A few days therefore after Kids With Guns - first ascended by George Ullrich, Sam Farnsworth, Siebe Vanhee and Mason Earle and graded 5.13a, A3, E6 6c - this lost wall in the Amazonian jungle has been enriched with another two routes. The first was established over a 9 day period, the second after a short rest and refurbishment at the small village Yunek via "a very improbable line…"

The first photos have now been published on www.xpedition.be and we hope to provide you with more detailed information in the near future.

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