Prepare to be inspired. This week’s Friday Flick Pick delivers 30-minutes of stunning footage and shares the captivating life story of Hansjörg Auer—one of the world’s most prolific alpine free solo climbers.

There is only one person you will have to bear for the rest of your life: yourself. That’s why being alone is so difficult. Even in the mountains, and not just because of safety. Being alone strips you naked, it makes you understand who you are, what is your value, the things that matter in life.

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