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Ueli Steck Speed Solo Droites video

Postby JonathanGriffith » Thu Apr 15, 2010 1:00 am

I have put up a HD video of Ueli speed soloing the Ginat on the Droites here: http://www.vimeo.com/10676290

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Postby phlipdascrip » Thu Apr 15, 2010 1:36 am

I was just posting to also check the www.alpineexposures.com website for more of "the author's work" when I realized it's you who posted it :p Love your pictures. I was out for a full moon midnight hike with my cam in the Le Tour area last August, the same night you've been on the Dru taking those phantastic moonlight shots of the Mt Blanc massif over the Mer de Glace and the valley lights behind. Stunning shots!
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Postby Charles » Thu Apr 15, 2010 8:13 am

As usual! Great stuff - big wall ata gallop.
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Postby MScholes » Thu Apr 15, 2010 12:13 pm

That's some great work. He was tryin out the new Scarpas as well as the new Petzl tools. Thanks for sharing.
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Postby AndyJB444 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 2:40 pm

Very nice work, but I'll just never really understand "speed" climbing...unless there are hot podium girls waiting at the top.
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Postby Brad Marshall » Thu Apr 15, 2010 2:53 pm

AndyJB444 wrote:Very nice work, but I'll just never really understand "speed" climbing...unless there are hot podium girls waiting at the top.

Great video.

As for speed climbing I guess when you're as good as these guys and gals that's where the challenge lies. Probably bored out of his mind climbing the North Face of the Eiger with a partner. It would take me 2 hrs and 47 minutes just to get my gear ready to attempt that route and 2 hrs and 47 minutes to get drunk enough to even think of doing it solo. Even then I wouldn't.
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