Cerro Torre: New York Times Plucking Legs of Dolomite Spider

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Climbing just got highbrow coverage
(Newsdesk) Last month the New York Times published an unusual piece about Italian Cesare Maestri’s Cerro Torre summit. The article is noteworthy for two reasons: 1, NYT rarely expose climbing cheats and 2, the funny picture illustrating the story.

The spider has been featured at Explorersweb before and there have been climbs trying to solve the matter.

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