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Ueli Steck Attempts New Route on Shishapangma

Following a historic winter in which the first winter ascent of Nanga Parbat was achieved, the spring climbing season is set to begin in earnest with the Swiss alpinist Ueli Steck attempting to open a new route on the south face of Shishapangma this month. 580 more words


VIDEO: Eiger Solo Speed Ascent Record Time Broken By "The Swiss Machine" Ueli Steck

You don’t get a nickname like The Swiss Machine by taking your time climbing up gnarly ascents like the North Face of the Eiger.   23 more words