Eiger Nordwand record by Ueli Steck

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Eiger Nordwand record by Ueli Steck

Postby Nelson » Fri May 13, 2011 6:07 am

If you folks want to see some real s**t, check this out:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_mr0kRrQb0&feature=related

Ueli, du bist "der Man"!
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Re: Eiger Nordwand record by Ueli Steck

Postby d_baker » Fri May 13, 2011 6:16 am

Nelson wrote:If you folks want to see some real s**t, check this out:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_mr0kRrQb0&feature=related

Ueli, du bist "der Man"!


A record for which was broke:
http://www.alpinist.com/doc/web11s/newswire-flash-eiger-speed
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Re: Eiger Nordwand record by Ueli Steck

Postby Nelson » Fri May 13, 2011 6:22 am

Absolutely unbelievable.

I guess Ueli's claim to fame is his was videod.

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Re: Eiger Nordwand record by Ueli Steck

Postby Nelson » Fri May 13, 2011 6:46 am

I don't think these guys would be very impressed with my 5 hour ascent on the Barr trail.
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Re: Eiger Nordwand record by Ueli Steck

Postby Doug Shaw » Fri May 13, 2011 6:47 am

Nelson wrote:I don't think these guys would be very impressed with my 5 hour ascent on the Barr trail.


I'm not sure they'd be very impressed with Matt Carpenter's times on the Barr Trail.

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