Swiss climber Ueli Steck is one of my personal superheroes. Watch this video of him beating a climb speed record on the Eiger—a 13,025-foot mountain in the Bernese Alps—to understand why.
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Arggh! there goes a...snake a snake!
I'm no mountain climber but I'm wondering how he gets down. It seems to me that getting down would be a lot harder than climbing up.