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Barbara Zangerl climbing Odyssee on the Eiger with Jacopo Larcher, summer 2018
Photo by Paolo Sartori

Eiger Odyssee video featuring Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher

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The short film by Paolo Sartori documenting the repeat of Odyssee on the North Face of the Eiger by Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher in August 2018

Last August after four days of climbing Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher managed to repeat Odyssee, the difficult route up the Eiger completed in 2015 by Roger Schaeli, Robert Jasper and Simon Gietl. 1400 meters high, this 8a+ is technically the hardest route up the famous north face. But as Larcher rightly points out, here "you don’t just focus on the actual climbing, how small the holds are or how difficult a move is. It’s more about dealing with the everything else…"



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