FRI NIGHT VID: Ueli Steck in the Himalaya

by Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor May/2011
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Ueli Steck, the Swiss speed mountaineer, is currently in the Himalaya. Earlier in the season he climbed Shisha Pangma (8027m) in 10.5 hours (UKC News). 18 days later Ueli climbed Cho Oyu (8201m).

You can read Ueli's full write up of his Cho Oyu ascent here: Himalaya Speed Blog

His main objective for the trip is to also climb Everest this season, giving him three 8000m peaks in a very short time. You can keep up with his progress on his website: Himalaya Speed.

Here are a couple of videos from his Himalaya trip so far:

VIDEO: Ueli Steck Speed Himalaya 1

VIDEO: Ueli Steck Speed Himalaya 2


Ueli Steck is sponsored by various companies including Mountain Hardwear , Scarpa , Petzl , Beal

 

 

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