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Watch Steve House Talk About Life Post-Extreme Alpinism

The legendary climber recently move to Europe to raise his family

Steve House is one of the world’s most legendary alpine climbers. In the 1990s, he became a mountain guide, but transitioned to being a pro alpinist who sought hard line around the world.

In spring 2010, House was leading a pitch on The Greenwood/Locke on Mount Temple when he fell 25 metres and broke six ribs, collapsed his right lung, fractured his pelvis in two places, and fractured several vertebrae.

His book Beyond the Mountain was the 2009 winner of the Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature. He co-founded Uphill Athlete with his former coach Scott Johnston and published Training for the New Alpinism and The New Alpinism Training Log. For a list of his accomplishments and more visit here.

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