Cerro Torre Roundup

Posted on: April 2, 2012

[Photo] Michael Kennedy

Since Hayden Kennedy and Jason Kruk climbed a "fair means" variation to the Compressor Route and then removed the bolts from its upper pitches the international climbing community has been awash in discussions of climbing ethics and etiquette. In what will most likely be Alpinist.com's final post on this story we have gathered a collection of links to various Op-Ed's, blog posts, threads and Letters to the Editor here. We will continue to update this page with new links rather than creating new NewsWires should this story continue to develop. - Keese Lane, Online Editor

An Impossible Mountain by Rolando Garibotti


A Word from Yvon Chouinard

A Letter from Douglas Tompkins

Taliban on Cerro Torre by Stefano Lovison

Cerro Torre by Mario Conti

Deviations from Reason by Kelly Cordes

The Removal of Maestri's Bolt Ladders by Colin Haley

Cerro Torre Gets The Chop from National Geographic Adventure

A Letter from Sebastián De La Cruz

The Beauty, the Tribe and the Choppers by Lorenzo Castaldi

Leo Dickinson's Thoughts On SuperTopo

Cerro Torre by Peter Beal

Kennedy and Kruk Release Statement Alpinist.com

Compressor Chopped Alpinist.com

Lama Frees Compressor Alpinist.com

Hayden Kennedy Interview/Podcast Part I Part II Enormocast

The Viewpoint of Jim Bridwell

Letter To My Son - Michael Kennedy

Photo courtesy of Pete Tapely and Andrew Burr

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2012-05-28 16:47:10

Agree too with www.splitterchoss.com/2012/02/15/cerro-torre-for-dummies-non-alpinists. Also wants to aphologise El Chalten comunity to all that miss it is happenning. Also thanks people to think without asking "permission" to other people.

2012-02-25 06:39:56
choss master

Come on now, let's not forget maybe the most important one:


Though your audience is probably more informed than most.

2012-02-22 00:41:20
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