Steve House is one of the world’s leading alpinists with major ascents in nearly every major mountain range. This year, House’s company Alpine Mentors has been publishing videos about surviving in the alpine.
In this video, House talks about climbing the Slovak Direct in alpine-style and what happened when their awareness started to fade. Awareness is everything in the alpine. Watch and learn.
“People misunderstand speed in the mountains like running speed, going fast. Speed in the mountains is about continuous progress… you need to go slow to go fast…”
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“If you plan relentlessly, and hold up outcomes alone as proof of your own success, failure, (or worse) personal value, then you are doomed to suck.” My New Year’s essay at in link in profile. 📸 @icevince. Nanga Parbat summit. @uphill_athlete #weareuphillathletes #uphillathlete