Hayden Kennedy's Climbs

Hayden Kennedy's Climbs

Jason Kruk/Patagonia

On their first day, Kennedy and Kruk covered more than half the north face of North Twin.

Hayden Kennedy/Patagonia

The tired, hungry and dehydrated climbers returned to the their hut after three days of hard work with nearly no sleep.

Hayden Kennedy/Courtesy of Black Diamond Equipment

Kennedy and Kruk climbed both Punta Herron and Torre Egger in a 28-hour roundtrip push.

Hayden Kennedy/Courtesy of Black Diamond Equipment

Kruk and Kennedy started their summit day on Cerro Torre at 2:30 a.m. They reached the base of the Salveterra Variation by first light.

Jason Kruk/Courtesy of Black Diamond

Kennedy leads the final push on the granite wall before the summit. On the way down, Kennedy and Kruk chopped 120 bolts, an act that became a climbing controversy.

Courtesy of Black Diamond Equipment, Hayden Kennedy Collection

During a summer in Pakistan, Hayden Kennedy, Urban Novak and Kyle Dempster climbed new routes on 7000-meter peaks.

Courtesy of Black Diamond Equipment, Hayden Kennedy Collection

The climbers acclimatized at 5,900 meters in preparation for the attempt on K7.

Courtesy of Black Diamond Equipment, Hayden Kennedy Collection

The climbers acclimatized at 5,900 meters in preparation for the attempt on K7.

Courtesy of Black Diamond Equipment, Hayden Kennedy Collection

The K7 climb required skills on snow, ice and mixed terrain. When this photo was taken, the team had been climbing for 20 hours.