real stories

The authors have brought the climbers’ stories to life; taking the reader on an adventure.

one-to-one

Throughout the project, Heiko Wilhelm attempted to interview everyone on a personal basis; taking him on a journey around the world to listen and record their experiences.

portraits

The photographers painstakingly captured intriguing portrait shots of the involved climbers.

"With my approach, we'd still only be climbing 9a. I am not one to face the biggest challenges."

Kilian Fischhuber