Photostory: Roraima With Stefan Glowacz

Check out these exclusive images from Stefan Glowacz's 'Roraima: Climbers of the Lost World' movie.
By Lukas Pilz
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Against the flow
Adventurers push their dugout by a rapid going to the camping area on the 3/3/2010
Against the flow New movie 'Roraima: Climbers of the Lost World' tells the story of three German climbers Stefan Glowacz, Kurt Albert and Holger Heuber, who set out to conquer one of the world’s toughest mountaineering challenges. © Klaus Fengler
Breaking for lunch
Stefan Glowacz and his crew reached the camping area for a quick break during their mission
Breaking for lunch On Mount Roraima, situated on the border point of Brazil, Venezuela and Guyana exists La Proa (The Bow), which in mountaineering circles is a wall rated the most difficult to climb. © Klaus Fengler
It's a dirty job...
Exploring the bottom of the wall of Mount Roraima ( 2723 m ) in Guyana, border between Venezuela and Brazil.
It's a dirty job... Just reaching the base of Mount Roraima (pictured above) is enough to put most people off. Trekking for weeks on end across terrain filled with deadly snakes isn't for everyone. © Klaus Fengler
Taking its toll
Stefan Glowacz Exploring the jungle around Mount Roraima in Guyana, border between Venezuela and Brazil.
Taking its toll Determination in abundance is required just for the trek, let alone the actual climb. © Klaus Fengler
A picture of determination
Stefan Glowacz takes a break in the jungle around Mount Roraima in Guyana, border between Venezuela and Brazil.
A picture of determination The crew's first attempt failed when Stefan Glowacz suffered an injury, but in this image Stefan shows that he will never give up on a challenge. © Klaus Fengler
Getting started
Stefan Glowacz climbs Mount Roraima in Guyana, border between Venezuela and Brazil, while the recording of the film goes on
Getting started Finally, the team reach their goal and just to make things even tougher they pledged to only use ‘fair means’ to climb La Proa, which essentially means without any technical assistance unless their lives absolutely depended upon it. © Klaus Fengler
Holding tight
Stefan Glowacz climbs Mount Roraima ( 2723 m ) in Guyana, border between Venezuela and Brazil
Holding tight Glowacz and Heuber were even more determined to complete their mission following the tragic death of Kurt Albert in a climbing accident in Bavaria and Stefan is pictured above in the early stages of the climb. © Klaus Fengler
To the clouds and beyond
Aerial view of the top of Mount Roraima ( 2723 m ) in Guyana, border between Venezuela and Brazil
To the clouds and beyond The top of Mount Roraima, which stands 2,723 metres and at the border point of Brazil, Venezuela and Guyana. © Klaus Fengler
Time for a break
Stefan Glowacz climbs Mount Roraima ( 2723 m ) in Guyana, border between Venezuela and Brazil
Time for a break Stefan takes time out during the climb. Not the most comfortable position for a stop, but you can't beat the views! © Klaus Fengler
Only the brave
Stefan Glowacz climbs Mount Roraima ( 2723 m ) in Guyana, border between Venezuela and Brazil
Only the brave Glowacz and Heuber climbed more than 16 pitches between the 9th and 10th degree of difficulty, which equals 8b on the French scale. And looking at this image, rather them than us! © Klaus Fengler
Stone hands
Detail of Stefan Glowacz´s hand, while he climbs Mount Roraima ( 2723 m ) in Guyana, border between Venezuela and Brazil
Stone hands Photographer Klaus Fengler gets up close to get a shot of Stefan's hand as me makes the ascent. © Klaus Fengler
Don't look down!
Stefan Glowacz climbs Mount Roraima ( 2723 m ) in Guyana, border between Venezuela and Brazil
Don't look down! The fearless Glowacz shows how it's done. © Klaus Fengler
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