The Classic Alpinist — 82 Summits with Ueli Steck

Should you have an itch to get inspired as you enjoy your holiday time off, we’re featuring a journey that’s epic enough to satisfy your deepest cravings. In this week’s Friday Flick Pick you can catch part 1 and 2 of The Classic Alpinist, a series that chronicles Ueli Steck’s goal to summit every 4,000-meter peak in the Alps in under 80 days. Not only did Ueli (‘The Swiss Machine’) complete this incredible feat using only his manpower to reach each peak, but he also finished this challenge in a mere 61 days.

Watch the obstacles tackled and passion required to achieve this goal:


Related: 4 Steps for How to Transition to Alpinism