Angel's Gold

Posted on: December 1, 2005

Ben Heason on the first ascent of Rainbow Jambaia (VI 5.13, ca. 1000m), Auyan Tepui, Venezuela, in 2005. Led by Anne and John Arran, the international team of climbers managed the route— a free variation of Ruta Directa (VI A4 6b, 1150m, Madinabeitia-Galvez, 1990)—on natural gear. It was the Arran's third attempt to climb the wall. [Photo] John Arran

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