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Roland Hemetzberger on his project Damokles at the Loferer Alm in Austria
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Roland Hemetzberger and Damokles at the Loferer Alm

09.10.2012 by Planetmountain

The video of German climber Roland Hemetzberger and his latest project: a hard multi-pitch at the Loferer Alm in Austria.

The name may be difficult to pronounce, his climbing though is easy to understand. We're talking about Germany's strong young Roland Hemetzberger who after his 9a first ascents at Achleiten in Austria, has now devoted time to the Loferer Alm, famous for its difficult routes established by Thomas and Alexander Huber,but also for all that pristine rock which lies waiting to be climbed. Like the new route Damokles, 7 pitches with difficulties up to 8b and which still awaits its first free ascent due to wet holds this summer...

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