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07.01.2009

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© Ueli Steck

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Ueli Steck, Grandes Jorasses

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Ueli Steck on the summit of the Grandes Jorasses, Mont Blanc range, France after his record speed ascent of the MacIntyre Colton route.

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Ueli Steck in cima alle Grandes Jorasses, gruppo del Monte Bianco, Francia dopo la sua salita record della via MacIntyre Colton., Ueli Steck
Ueli Steck, Grandes Jorasses, Ueli Steck on the summit of the Grandes Jorasses, Mont Blanc range, France after his record speed ascent of the MacIntyre Colton route. - © Ueli Steck

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