On The 8th of April, 2011, The North face® athlete, Hervé Barmasse successfully opened a new route on the Italian face of the Matterhorn-Cervino during a solo climb in original alpine style by Italian mountaineer.
Barmasse's Matterhorn ascent is the first of the trilogy of climbs within The North Face® expedition, Exploring The Alps. The project comprises three new routes, up three of the highest mountains in the Alps, in three different ascent styles, with the aim to push the limits of mountaineering in the Alps where alpinism was born.
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