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Ueli Steck interview with Hervè Barmasse after solo ascent of Annapurna

Video interview of Ueli Steck by Hervè Barmasse, one week after (9 October 2013) the “28 hours run” on the new route “C’est la vie” on the South Face of Annapurna.

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Update: Ueli Steck – Annapurna South Face – Quick Edit from Nepal

Swiss climber Ueli Steck soloed the South Face of Annapurna in a 28 hour round-trip.

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Bugs’s Annapurna Trek

In September I was trekking around the Annapurna Massif in Nepal. Near the end of the trek I went up to Annapurna South Base camp.

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Ueli Steck – Annapurna South Face Solo – 28 Hours

He completed the Lafaille line up through the headwall and on to the summit. It’s an ascent that pretty much baffles the mind. But it’s an ascent he puts down to being ‘lucky’, “sometimes you’ve just got to get lucky in the mountains”.

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Ueli Steck solos Annapurna’s South Face

The “Swiss Machine” Ueli Steck has summited the notoriously difficult Annapurna I (8,091 meters) via the South Face in the Himalaya.

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