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Big Walls 19 August 2006 - 00:20:00 Posted by Freak      

Lurgorri, new hard multipitch opened and freed by the Pou brothers

The Basque brothers Iker and Eneko Pou bolted a new route on El Picu Urriello (aka Naranjo de Bulnes - Picos de Europa - Spain) the in July!

Iker Pou on the first 8c+ pitch of Lurgorri - ph:

Eneko Pou redpoints the 7b second pitch.
ph: Jabi Baraiazarra

» Pou brothers website:

Finally last Sunday they managed to free this new route and name it Lurgorri.

The route is 250m long, and the most difficult pitch is the first one, 8c+ (35m): it goes through a big roof with no bolts!

The route has 6 pitches in total: L1, 8c+; L2, 7b; L3, 7a; L4,5; L5,7c+; L6, 4

The longest and most psycological is the 5th one: 8 bolts in 55m!

Although they preplaced protections for the redpoint, including pitons, the brothers used a minimum number of bolts on the route, including no bolts on the first 8c+ overhanging pitch that starts the climb.

The line of Lurgorri - ph:

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