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Re: Messner Documentary on Hulu

Postby Noondueler » Wed Feb 10, 2010 6:28 am

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Reinhold Messner, the world’s greatest mountain climber, looks back over his career with surprising candor and self-revelation


46 minutes

http://www.hulu.com/watch/126230/messner

Thanks squishy. I've read the books and seen the pics from these epic climbs. It's great to see the footage.
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Postby lowlands » Wed Feb 10, 2010 3:29 pm

Thanks for that!

I like his bit about human inferiority to other animals and that being a basis for the development of human intelligence.

One thing I didn't understand though, and if someone could clarify that'd be great. Who/What/When was he talking about when he said some dude "shit on him" when he was snowblind, and he still hasn't forgiven him? It's around the 40th minute. Peter Habeler? He lied about Messner?
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Re: Messner Documentary on Hulu

Postby SoCalHiker » Wed Feb 10, 2010 3:51 pm

squishy wrote:
Reinhold Messner, the world’s greatest mountain climber, looks back over his career with surprising candor and self-revelation


46 minutes

http://www.hulu.com/watch/126230/messner



Thanks for the link. Great footage, amazing stories. I read his books but seeing the video clips is even more awe-inspiring.
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Postby BrunoM » Wed Feb 10, 2010 5:48 pm

Doesn't work outside the US :(
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Postby fossana » Wed Feb 10, 2010 6:09 pm

Thanks for the post. Watched it last night.
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Re: Messner Documentary on Hulu

Postby SoCalHiker » Thu Feb 11, 2010 4:23 pm

squishy wrote:
Reinhold Messner, the world’s greatest mountain climber, looks back over his career with surprising candor and self-revelation



The whole documentary is very inspiring. I especially liked his words at the end "It's not important what you have, it's important what you have done". Great words.
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Postby wsch » Thu Feb 11, 2010 5:28 pm

Thanks! That was very interesting. I want to go to the Dolomites now.
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Postby highlandvillager » Thu Feb 11, 2010 8:56 pm

I really enjoyed that. Now I must read some of his books. He has a very thoughtful and elegant way of speaking of the mountains and climbing.
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Postby dmiki » Thu Feb 11, 2010 9:03 pm

BrunoM wrote:Doesn't work outside the US :(


I can't access Hulu either, but googling gives these. I guess they are the same. (Could someone from the US confirm?)

http://www.watch-free.tv/documentary/wa ... line-free/
http://www.snagfilms.com/films/title/messner/
http://www.dailyclimbingtips.com/video/ ... 6-minutes/
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Postby SoCalHiker » Thu Feb 11, 2010 9:50 pm

dmiki wrote:
BrunoM wrote:Doesn't work outside the US :(


I can't access Hulu either, but googling gives these. I guess they are the same. (Could someone from the US confirm?)

http://www.watch-free.tv/documentary/wa ... line-free/
http://www.snagfilms.com/films/title/messner/
http://www.dailyclimbingtips.com/video/ ... 6-minutes/


yes, they are the same (I checked the last link)
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Postby lowlands » Thu Feb 11, 2010 11:18 pm

dmiki wrote:
BrunoM wrote:Doesn't work outside the US :(


I can't access Hulu either, but googling gives these. I guess they are the same. (Could someone from the US confirm?)

http://www.watch-free.tv/documentary/wa ... line-free/
http://www.snagfilms.com/films/title/messner/
http://www.dailyclimbingtips.com/video/ ... 6-minutes/


The first one is the same as the Hulu one, and the second one just loaded a white page.
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Postby Hotoven » Fri Feb 12, 2010 4:39 am

Great video, thanks for sharing! It makes me feel so small though. Now I have bigger dreams! haha
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Postby BrunoM » Fri Feb 12, 2010 2:04 pm

dmiki wrote:
BrunoM wrote:Doesn't work outside the US :(


I can't access Hulu either, but googling gives these. I guess they are the same. (Could someone from the US confirm?)

http://www.watch-free.tv/documentary/wa ... line-free/
http://www.snagfilms.com/films/title/messner/
http://www.dailyclimbingtips.com/video/ ... 6-minutes/


Thanks!
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