German alpinists Michael Wohlleben and Joachim Feger have made an alpine style first ascent of Optimist, a 1300m line up the West Face of Schneefernerkopf in the Wetterstein massif, Austria.
They need two days for ascent (19-20 February). On first day They reach half of the wall. Last four pitches are shared with bolted Zwischen den Toren.
Optimist has difficulties about 50°/7- /M5.
Photo: Michael Wohlleben