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The cold world of skimo & alpine climbing

The cold world of skimo & alpine climbing

Sunday, September 8, 2013


This came directly from the Patagonia Alpine clothing web pages.

Cold Thistle for me is all about "inspiration".  If this photo and the difficulty of the climbing in such a wild austere place doesn't inspire're like dead or need to find a new sport!

"Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll works the crux pitch of the Italian route on Cerro Cota 2000 -- 30 meters of pure stemming, friction, burning calves and screaming shoulders. Torres Del Paine National Park, Patagonia, Chile."  photo courtesy of  STEPHANE  HANSSENS
dbl click the photo for full effect.


Kerwin. said...

Speaking of Patagonia, got a review for the new Knifeblade pant? They look to be pretty sweet!

Dane said...

coming eventually....easier yet. Just buy a pair. You'll be happy.

Anonymous said...

Yeah, the small photo does not give that actual photo justice... Wow that's beautiful!