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Details Friday, 11. Nov. 2011

19:30 | Stefaniensaal Ticket Order

For the past 26 years many expeditions have tried and failed to climb Gasherbrum II, one of Pakistan's 8,000 meter peaks, in winter. On February 2, 2011, Simone Moro, Denis Urubko and professional photographer Cory Richards became the first to... more

  Alpine Documentation (E/D), Anson Fogel (USA) 19 min
nominiert für einen Preis (2011)
“Mensch und Fels im Ausnahmezustand – Herbert Ranggetiner”

For Herbert Ranggetiner from the Pinzgau region, an extremely hard training and the support of family and friends are the necessary preconditions for climbing projects on the rock. In diverse climbing disciplines he counts among the best, but what... more

  Climbing on rock and ice (D), Gerald Salmina 42 min
“Hero’s Journey – Cedric Dumont”

"Proximity-flying" means that base-jumpers in their wingsuits glide in a distance of sometimes less than one metre along a rock face and gain a speed of up to 180 km/h. Cedric Dumont and Jokke Sommer live in the Lauterbrunnental, the Mecca for... more

  Adventure (E/D), Christoph Vieth 9 min
“Der schnellste Mann am Berg”

Ueli Steck is known as one of the best solo climbers in the world, always ready to take a well calculated risk. This film portrays the 34-year old Swiss on the quest of his personal limit, when he tries to push the limits of modern alpinism... more

  Climbing on rock and ice (D), Jaqueline Schwerzmann, Robert Bösch (Schweiz) 50 min
“Entscheidung an der Torsäule – “Philadelphia” am Hochkönig“”

Philadelphia, 8 A0, E6 – this is the evaluation by Albert Precht, after his technical first ascent together with Sigi Brachmayer in the year 1993. Since then, only very few roped parties dared to climb this intense, hardly to be belayed route on... more

  Climbing on rock and ice (D), Eduardo Gellner 25 min