/ FRI NIGHT VID: Chris Schulte - First ascents in Switzerland

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UKC News - on 06 Oct 2017
Chris Schulte, 4 kbOur Friday Night Video this week is from Chris Schulte and he's off the beaten path in Switzerland. He explains his motivations behind looking first ascents and climbing solo. He's often found in the blank spaces of the maps—the spots "where the monsters be" as he says, where a lighter tread is required and the blocs are raw and require vision.

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Andy Moles - on 06 Oct 2017
In reply to UKC News:

Best voice in climbing. Bouldering's own Iggy Pop.
slab_happy on 06 Oct 2017
In reply to Andy Moles:

Indeed. Just going to leave this link here for the benefit of anyone who hasn't heard it:

http://www.niallgrimes.com/jam-crack-podcast/jcpc-006-the-view-from-dead-horse-point
Cog - on 06 Oct 2017
In reply to UKC News:

First ascents?

Wish I could do first ascents that someone had cleaned and chalked for me.
ianstevens - on 07 Oct 2017
In reply to Cog:

Because he couldn't possibly have cleaned and chalked them himself...
paul mitchell - on 07 Oct 2017
In reply to ianstevens:

Loved his idea that one's works should be forgotten.Still a tough ask.Working on it.
barry donovan - on 08 Oct 2017
In reply to UKC News:

I don't understand

"Leave yourself forgotten... Leave your work forgotten... Forget yourself"

Except for filming it and putting it on the www www=world wide web right?

I still don't understand. I do understand world wide.

Rad - on 09 Oct 2017
Schulte is a class act. Check out this awesome video of some of his first ascents in Colorado.
https://www.vimeo.com/57155598
davidbeynon on 09 Oct 2017
In reply to barry donovan:

Putting a video on youtube is a way to guarantee it will be forgotten. Lots of people will watch it and a day later they won't be able to tell you what they saw.

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