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Jan 30
Two young alpinists, Hayden Kennedy and Jason Kruk, just stirred up the biggest climbing controversy of the last decade on Patagonia’s magnificent Cerro Torre. And now a bitter debate ensues. Should they have chopped down Italian Cesare Maestri’s historic bolts dating back to 1970?See the first images published from their climb and learn the complex history of the mountain’s first ascents in our comprehensive story.

Two young alpinists, Hayden Kennedy and Jason Kruk, just stirred up the biggest climbing controversy of the last decade on Patagonia’s magnificent Cerro Torre. And now a bitter debate ensues. Should they have chopped down Italian Cesare Maestri’s historic bolts dating back to 1970?

See the first images published from their climb and learn the complex history of the mountain’s first ascents in our comprehensive story.