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Jacopo Larcher’s Rise: The FA of “Tribe”

To Jacopo Larcher, Northern Italy’s Tribe represents not only his longest and most demanding project to date, but a six-year evolution from trad newcomer to one of the most versatile and accomplished climbers in the world.

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Hidden in the woodlands of Cadarese, the 30-meter Tribe is speculated to be the hardest single-pitch trad climb in the world

[Also Read Interview: Jacopo Larcher On Establishing Tribe, Possibly World’s Hardest Trad Climb]

In March of this year, after making the first ascent, Jacopo Larcher chose not to grade the route. He did not want to reduce the route to a number, but rather to allow it to stand as a monument to the fellow athletes, the climbing community and the friends who helped push him to its roof.

Together, we rise.


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