Lynn Hill climber

Lynn Hill

Lynn Hill, b. 1961, USA I have been all over the world and have had the fortune of doing things with many special people, some…

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Doug Scott

Doug Scott (b. 1941, Great Britain) In order to climb properly on big peak one must free oneself of fear. This means you must write…

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Dean Potter

Dean Potter, b. 1972, USA Soloing for me is about being completely in the moment, not worrying about the past or future, but just being…

Chomolhari 2006

On October 27 the six-members Slovenian team (Marko Prezelj, Boris Lorencic, Rok Blagus, Tine Cuder, Matej Kladnik and Samo Krmelj) came home from their successful…

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Jim Bridwell

Jim Bridwell (b. 1943) San Antonio, TX A sense of uncertainty that is potentially fatal is what makes climbing an adventure. Anything less is just…


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Lynn Hill climber

Lynn Hill

Lynn Hill, b. 1961, USA I have been all over the world and have had the fortune of doing things with many special people, some famous, some anonymous. But the biggest little hero I’ve ever known is Lynn Hill. The rest of us are just holding her rope. John Long, 2002 I first saw Lynn…

doug scott 72 on Everest

Doug Scott

Doug Scott (b. 1941, Great Britain) In order to climb properly on big peak one must free oneself of fear. This means you must write yourself off before any big climb. You must say to yourself, ‘I may die here.’ Doug Scott Climbing is about pioneering new routes, exploring new ground, facing the unknown. Those…

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Dean Potter

Dean Potter, b. 1972, USA Soloing for me is about being completely in the moment, not worrying about the past or future, but just being right here, right now. That’s why I do it. 2006 The Long Run 6c A1 M7, 2100 m, Cerro Torre, new route, following whole SE Ridge of the mountain and summiting…

Stefan Glowacz, b. 1965

I see rock climbing not just as sport, but a way of life. Sometimes I can just sit at the bottom of a cliff, look around and feel good. I don’t even have to climb. Stefan Glowacz 2005 Vom Winder Verweht (Gone with the Wind) IX/IX+ A2, 27 pitches, North Face of Murallon, Patagonia, first ascent,…

Chomolhari 2006

On October 27 the six-members Slovenian team (Marko Prezelj, Boris Lorencic, Rok Blagus, Tine Cuder, Matej Kladnik and Samo Krmelj) came home from their successful Tibet expedition. Their goal was to climb Chomolhari (7350m), known as “the bride of  Kanchengjunga”, an impressing, pyramid mountain on the Tibet-Bhutan border. For the Base Camp the team chose…


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