Bellavista for MacLeod and Cassidy
Dave MacLeod, partnered by Alan Cassidy, has climbed Bellavista (8c) on the north face of Cima Ovest in the Italian Dolomites.
UKC News). However on the last day they found the crux pitch to be dry, and they managed to climb the route, swinging leads, with MacLeod leading the crux roof in freezing conditions. Cassidy jumared the crux pitch but led several other pitches, including an 8a (5.13b) pitch above the crux.
Both climbers have written excellent blog posts with full details of the ascent, you can check them out here:
Dave MacLeod’s Blog
Alan Cassidy’s Blog