Climbers Archives: Hayden Kennedy
The Plot Thickens On Cerro Torre

The Plot Thickens On Cerro Torre

The plot thickens on Cerro Torre as Kennedy & Kruk’s “fair means” ascent of the Compressor route is quickly followed by David Lama’s first free ascent.

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Deep North: A Trip To The Arrigetch Peaks With Caldwell & Kennedy

Deep North: A Trip To The Arrigetch Peaks With Caldwell & Kennedy

Courtesy of Patagonia comes a short video of Tommy Caldwell & Hayden Kennedy exploring the Alaskan Bush

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Kennedy & Kruk Climb Compressor Route By “Fair Means”

A lot of sites, including Alpinist, have picked up on the update Colin Haley posted on his Facebook wall indicating that American Hayden Kennedy and Canadian Jason Kruk pulled off the long-awaited “fair-means” ascent of the Compressor Route on Cerro Torre’s Southeast Ridge in Patagonia. The line was infamously bolted using a gas-powered compressor drill by Cesare Maestri during the line’s first ascent in 1970, and this is the first time someone has successfully climbed the line without the use of this bolt ladder. No word on how they managed to pull this off without a camera crew and a slew of extra bolts to aid said camera crew. Developing…

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Watch Tommy Caldwell & Others Tonight On The Discovery Channel

Watch Tommy Caldwell & Others Tonight On The Discovery Channel

Set your DVRs to catch Tommy Caldwell and a cast of others on The Discovery Channel tonight

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More From Tommy Caldwell On Climbing In Keketuohai

More From Tommy Caldwell On Climbing In Keketuohai

More from Tommy Caldwell’s trip to the “Tuolumne of China”, China’s Keketuohai National Geological Park

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More On Tommy Caldwell’s China Trip

More On Tommy Caldwell’s China Trip

More details and pictures from Tommy Caldwell’s recent trip to China

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Tommy Caldwell & Crew Explore The “Tuolumne Of China”

Tommy Caldwell & Crew Explore The “Tuolumne Of China”

What happens when Tommy Caldwell rallies a crew to the far reaches of China to climb in an area where noone has ever been allowed to climb…

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