Climbing is a metamorphosis in our head

Reinhold_Messner_1 (1)Beginning at about 10:00 in this film, Reinhold Messner has an outstanding explanation of what mountain climbing (and all outdoor adventure activity) is about.

Climbing is a metamorphosis in our head, of the impossible.  And for having the infinite possibility to change the impossible in our mind… The best climbers at the end of the day, we are able to say, “This is POSSIBLE!  Everybody before said, “This is IMPOSSIBLE!”

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