Ueli Steck, 39, soloed the Heckmair Route (ED2, 1800m, FA 1938) on the North Face of the Eiger in 2 hours 22 minutes and 50 seconds
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Ueli Steck pushes the limits in every style of climbing. His resume has everything from 5.13 solos, speed records, and 8,000 meter peaks.
Ueli Steck has summited some of the highest peaks in the world. Climbing at any level requires adhering to strict processes in order to remain efficient and safe in the mountains.
Ueli Steck talks about the up’s and down’s of the last year.
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.
Swiss climber Ueli Steck soloed the South Face of Annapurna in a 28 hour round-trip.
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.
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”.
The “Swiss Machine” Ueli Steck has summited the notoriously difficult Annapurna I (8,091 meters) via the South Face in the Himalaya.
Jon Griffith, Ueli Steck and Simone Moro have been attacked by Sherpas on Everest.