Sean Villanueva, Stephane Hanssens, Jean-Louis Wertz and I just came back to civilization after 38 days in the jungle. We had a really good adventure, very different from all the other expeditions we have done in the past. The weather, the rock, the jungle, the indigenes, the animals and this incredible wall of the Tuyuren waterfall made up for some very exciting moments. We managed to put up two new free routes on the Tuyuren waterfall wall, one on the left side "Maria Rosa" and one on the right "Apichavai".
When we first came out of the jungle directly to the base of this wall, it looked so overhanging that gravity felt heavy in our minds. We were really not sure whether free climbing this wall would be possible and even more in the style we had commit ourselves to approach it. From the ground we could see almost no real obvious lines, very few cracks and the wall is relentless steep... Definitely the steepest I have seen of this size. Our friends Mason Earle(US), George Ullrich (UK), Siebe Vanhee (BE), Sam Farnsworth (UK) had 10 days of advance on us and where already hanging quite high on one of the main obvious line at the center of the wall. It was pretty funny because it was a real coincidence. We both team are good friends and both originally decided to go to the same place without knowing we had the same plan!