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SENKRECHTE HORIZONTE: DIE KLETTERABENTEUER DER HUBERBAUM [VERTICAL HORIZONS: THE ROCK CLIMBING ADVENTURES OF THE HUBER BROTHERS] Melanie Schonthier 2005 1st ed Hardcover Fine
By Schonthier, Melanie, Stephan Bernhard (Text) Heinz Zak (Photographs) Alexander and Thomas Huber
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Stuttgart, 2005, 1st edition. 144 pp, many color photos by Heinz Zak. In German. No English edition. Large Format Pictorial Hardcover - no dust jacket issued. Fine condition

A full coverage of all the big wall and mountaineering exploits of the Huber brothers. 
 
Translated by computer from the Huber website:
Thomas and Alexander Huber, the Huber Brothers, are among the MOST successful climbers of our time. Expeditions, free climbing on Big walls, the eleventh grade, free solo climbing and speed - the two are not specialists, but special all-rounders. The book shows the most spectacular actions, from its beginnings to the speed climbing record, richly illustrated with pictures by the legendary Heinz Zak.
 
Notable climbs

1992   First Ascent of Om (5.14d/9a), Triangel / Austria
1994   First Ascent of Weisse Rose (5.14d/9a), Schleierwasserfall / Austria
1995   First Redpoint Ascent of the Salathé Wall (5.13b), El Capitan,Yosemite Valley
1996   First ascent of Open Air (5.15a/9a+),Schleierwasserfall / Austria, the most difficult sport route of its time.
1997   Tsering Mosong, West Face of Latok II, 7108m, Karakoram, VII 5.10c A3, 2200 m: FA with Thomas Huber, Conrad Anker and Toni Gutsch
1998   Cho Oyu (8201m), Himalaya, Nepal
1998   First Ascent of El Nino (5.13b), El Capitan, Yosemite
1998   First Ascent of Free Rider (5.12d), El Capitan, Yosemite
2000   First Ascent of Golden Gate (5.13a), El Capitan, Yosemite
2001   First Ascent of Bellavista, (5.14b/8c), Cima Ovest, Dolomites, Italy
2001   First Ascent of El Corazon, (5.13b), El Capitan, Yosemite
2002   Free Solo Ascent of the Direttissima (500m, 5.12a) of Cima Grande, Dolomites, Italy
2002   Cerro Torre, Cerro Standhardt and Fitz Roy in Patagonia
2003   First Redpoint Ascent of Free Zodiac (5.13d), El Capitan, Yosemite
2004   Free Solo Ascent of the Kommunist (5.14a), Austria
2004   Speed Record on the Zodiac, El Capitan, Yosemite, CA, USA in 1:51:34
2005   First Redpoint Ascent of Voie Petite (5.13d/8b) on Grand Capucin, Mont Blanc
2006   First Ascent of Golden Eagle (5.11/A1), Aguja Desmochada, Patagonia
2006   Free Solo Ascent of the South Face (5.11a) of Dent du Géant (4013m), Mont Blanc
2007   First Ascent of Pan Aroma (5.14b/8c), Cima Ovest, Dolomites, Italy
2007   Speed Record on the Nose, El Capitan, Yosemite, CA, USA in 2:45:45, till 07/2008
2008   First Ascent of the Westface (5.11/A1) of 'La Silla', Patagonia
2008   With an ascent of Torre Egger, Alexander finished the collection of the three Torres: Cerro Torre, Torre Egger and Cerro Standhardt, Patagonia
2008   First Ascent of Sansara and Feuertaufe, both 5.14a, two alpine multi-pitch climbs in the Tyrolean Alps
2008   First Free Solo Ascent of Grand Capucin (5.10), Mont Blanc
2009   First Free Ascent with Thomas Huber of Eternal Flame, (5.13a), on Trango ('Nameless') Tower (6,239 m), Pakistan.

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