10 January 2009
Colin Haley (24) is one of the most promising american climbers. In 2006, with Kelly Cordes, linked A la recherche du temps perdu on Cerro Torre’s south side to the upper west face (Via dei Ragni). On 2007, with Rolando Garibotti, completed the Torre Traverse: Cerro Standhardt, Torre Egger and Cerro Torre. On 2009 january 7th, in a little over 14 hours, Colin soloed the Supercanaleta on Fitz Roy (1,600m, TD+ 5.10 90°). Haley has already climbed the Supercanaleta on december 2007 with Maxime Turgeon. This is the second solo ascent of the route. Dean Potter soloed the route in 2002 in six and a half hours.