Ueli Steck is a phenomenon, an unstoppable climbing machine to whom speed is everything and limits are boundless. He has perfected the art of minimalism when it comes to his kit, taking the concept of ‘fast and light’ to a whole new level as he summits some of the world’s most challenging climbs in just a matter of hours.
We asked Ueli to give us his top 5 adventure essentials:
My gear can vary depending on the trip, the country the altitude and the conditions. I spend a lot of my time training for my climbing trips; biking and running are a big part of my day-to-day routine too.
These are some of my essentials that always make the trip, be it to the city or the mountain: