A man and his mountains Sport in depth: Remembering Ueli Steck ... Print comment Grandes Jorasses, FranceSteck takes a rare moment to enjoy the views. Grandes Jorasses, FranceThe time tells all: two hours, 21 minutes to climb the north face, a record. Steck says climbing steep sections like this can actually be safer because he moves slowly, making sure each hold is good. Rocky Mountains, USAA thin ribbon of ice entices climbers in the United States. Like on a StairMaster but bigger: Steck races up a steep face. Tengkampoche (6500m), Khumbu Valley, NepalSteck climbs fixed ropes during the first ascent of the north face in April 2008. For this ascent he and Simon Anthamatten were awarded the Piolets d'Or. Tengkampoche (6500m), Khumbu Valley, NepalSteck inches along the summit ridge during the first accent. Rocky Mountains, USAOverhanging ice presents no problems for Ueli Steck. Annapurna, NepalRefueling at a basecamp tent on Annapurna. Annapurna, NepalSteck makes his way across a glacier riddled with chances to fall into something or for something to fall on him. Silberfinger, Engelhörner, Bernese OberlandSteck decides to go without a rope up the spectacularly exposed limestone on Silberfinger, rated 6c or 5.12d. Eiger, SwitzerlandThe price for glory: Steck's hands, bleeding and cramped, after establishing a new route on the Eiger. The EigerSteck relaxes on a portaledge anchored to the Eiger. Rocky Mountains, USASteck tackles a frozen waterfall in the United States. Grandes Jorasses, FranceOn terrain like this, Steck can virtually run. Tengkampoche (6500m), Khumbu Valley, NepalSteck takes a breather back at base camp after a first ascent. Rocky Mountains, USAThe approach to a climb can be half the fun. The adventures of Ueli SteckSnapshots of the places you can go when you are Switzerland's fastest alpinist. Links Personal Website of Ueli Steck Neuer Inhalt Horizontal Line subscription form Form for signing up for free newsletter. Sign up for our free newsletters and get the top stories delivered to your inbox. Email address Top stories (weekly) Latest news (daily) Business (weekly) Politics (weekly) Society (weekly) Fintech (monthly) Click here to see more newsletters swissinfo EN The following content is sourced from external partners. We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired. swissinfo.ch Join us on Facebook!