Ines Papert

Symphonie de Liberté 8a

Mythos Eiger.

On 12th August 2003 Ines Papert and Hans Lochner carried out the first one-day redpoint of one of the hardest routes on the Eiger ‚Symphonie de Liberte`.

Frank Kretschmann
Photo: Frank Kretschmann

Both the ice climbing world champion and Hans Lochner had climbed the 27 pitches in 14 hours after some hard work in the previous days. Both fell on the crux pitch and then climbed it redpoint.

Photo: Rainer Eder


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