L'isola che non c'e - The island does not exist

Photos by Stefan Kürzi / www.stefankuerzi.ch - Swiss world-class climber Fred Nicole completed another milestone last year on the 14th of March, 2009. His new route L’isola che non c’è (Translation: The island does not exist) is located in a cave near Amden, Switzerland, and sitstarts at the lowest point following a logical and natural line about 15 meters long to the exit of the cave. Because the cave is situated in the middle of a cliff, its exit is more than 10 meters above the ground. Nicole decided to climb the exit with a rope. He didn’t grade the boulder, but thinks it’s somewhere in the 9th french grade.