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Climber Becomes First Woman to Ascend one of the World's Toughest Climbs

30.11.17 | Cuca Margoux

Professional rock climber Angela Eiter made history last week, becoming the first woman to successfully tackle one of the world's most difficult ascents. So, why hasn't her feat been met with much acclaim? Inigo Atkin asks.

Last week, professional rock climber Angela Eiter completed a climbing route so difficult that its significance is impossible to understate. For most of us, the sheer complexity of the physical and mental challenges required to complete a rock climb like this are hard to grasp. She joins a tiny group of ultra-elite climbers, who until now were all male. So why haven’t you heard about it?