Reaching The Summit

Apr 23 2011 @ 10:39am

Kottke captions:

The first ascent of the north face of Eiger, a mountain in the Swiss Alps (13,025 feet tall), happened in 1938 and took three days. Watch as Ueli Steck climbs it in 2 hours, 47 minutes, and 33 seconds.

He goes into high speed around the 2:20 mark.