VIDEO: Brette Harrington – Free Solo of Chiaro di Luna (5.11a)

On February 22, Brette Harrington, 23, completed the first free-solo ascent of the 2,500-foot Chiaro di Luna (5.11a), becoming the first woman to free-solo a tower in the Fitz Roy massif, Patagonia. EpicTV caught up with Harrington at the 2015 Arc'teryx Alpine Academy in Chamonix, France for an interview.

By Rock and Ice | September 24th, 2015

 

On February 22, Brette Harrington, 23, completed the first free-solo ascent of the 2,500-foot Chiaro di Luna (5.11a), becoming the first woman to free-solo a tower in the Fitz Roy massif, Patagonia. EpicTV caught up with Harrington at the 2015 Arc’teryx Alpine Academy in Chamonix, France for an interview.

 

Read more about Harrington’s ascent here

 

Check out the next issue of Rock and Ice (230, November 2015) for a Spotlight Profile on Brette Harrington.

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