posted on february, 2011
2010 the book "On Top - women above" by Reinhold Messner in German language about the story of female alpinism has been published.
"From Memsahb Dyhrenfurth to Lynn Hill, which has climbed what before her no man was able to climb; from Wanda Rutkiewicz to "Miss Italia" Angelika Rainer; from Junko Tabei, the first woman on the Mount Everest, up to today's world class with Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner, Nives Meroi, Edurne Psaban and Oh Eun-Sun".
Messner accompanies current Top-alpinists, remembers the actresses of past vertical generations and looks into the future - of the women and of alpinism.
I feel very proud, that to an interview with me he has dedicated one chapter of his book.