Ueli Steck Speed Solos ShishapangmaBy Rocky Thompson on April 20th, 2011
Watching this video actually makes my palms sweat, though to be fair, I sweat kind of a lot. Apparently Ueli Steck does not need to worry much about sweat or overheating as he had all his blood replaced with ice water. Backcountry.com Athlete Don Bowie was on hand for 10.5-hour (20 hours up-and-down) charge on Shishapangma, the world’s 14th tallest peak. Bowie penned this firsthand account of how it all came together so quickly.