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Australia’s Hardest Trad Route: “Vertigo” (5.14a)

"Definitely a true test piece, hard, scary, potentially dangerous. It's got moves that are at least V10 and V11 I would say. The gear is often quite small and intricate to place. If you get it wrong you are potentially going to hit the ground, he has put up the hardest trad route in the country," says Zac Vertrees on Dan Fisher's ascent of Vertigo.

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Dan Fisher has finally sent the long -standing Vertigo Project at Namadgi National Park. This proud crack line up a massive boulder was first aid climbed in the 1970s and has had many wanting to free the line, but with no success until now. Thanks to Ben Sanford Media, watch Dan’s journey as he takes on the line and establishes Australia’s hardest trad route to date. Who will be the next climber to send it?


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