An Interview with Conrad Anker on Risk, Reward, and Living in the Moment

World-renowned mountaineer and climber, Conrad Anker has far exceeded the realm of what was considered possible in climbing over the past 30 years. He has summited 26,000-foot Himalayan peaks without oxygen, achieved first ascents in Antarctica, and accomplished immense big wall climbs in Patagonia. Hear his perspective on risk, reward, and living in the moment.

Life is unknown, and not everything and not everyone is going to live to full maturity. That realization helps me live in the moment and be present in whatever I do.

– Conrad Anker

 

Related: David Lama and Conrad Anker Climb First Ascent of Latent Core in Zion National Park

More from MTNmeister

An Interview with Andy Kirkpatrick on “Feeding the Addiction”

Are you addicted to climbing? And do you think your addiction is...
Read More