/ NEWS: FRI NIGHT VID: Interview with Peter Habeler
He began climbing with Reinhold Messner in 1969 and they made the first ascent of Everest without oxygen...
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He surely is one of the greats who was always slightly overshadowed by being paired with even greater partners (or more self-advertising ones?).
> He began climbing with Reinhold Messner in 1969 and they made the first ascent of Everest without oxygen...
And sent me a postcard while on their trip :-)
He does doesn't he, modest and engaging.
The greatest people nearly always seem to be the most humble, don't they? What a lovely person. A mate met him back in the day and said exactly that. He was right.
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