© Christian Pfanzelt
OTHER PHOTOS BY PHOTOGRAPHER >>
Hansjörg Auer on pitch 26 of El Nino, first climbed by Alexander and Thomas Huber in 1998. After two holds broke off, the "Eismeer" is now the crux and was freed by Iker Pou of Spain.
Add your vote
The film No Turning Back, portraying the life and climbs of Austrian alpinist Hansjörg Auer.
Five weeks climbing in Yosemite resulted in, amongst others, a repeat of El Nino (5.13d) on El Capitan.