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Watch Stefano Ghisolfi’s ‘Crazy’ Dam Climbing Experience

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Do you remember your first multipitch? Watch one of the planet’s strongest sport climbers tick his first one here.

Stefano Ghisolfi had never climbed a multipitch route when he showed up at the Verzasca Dam for Red Bull Dual Ascent.

I repeat: Stefano Ghisolfi had never climbed a multipitch route before Red Bull Dual Ascent.

In the Oct. 29 head-to-head climbing competition, he and his partner would speed climb a six-pitch route bolted to the 590-foot dam.

Skip to a minute in, when Ghisolfi tells Yosemite fixture Cedar Wright he’s never climbed a multipitch, and stay tuned for what Ceedy says into the camera right after Ghisolfi walks away.

I’ll let you take it from here.

Runtime: 22.5 minutes

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