The world's highest mountains and their modern conquerors are featured.
Official Reinhold Messner Website (in German only)
Find a chronology of Messner's climbs and details about his publications and mountain museums.
Chronicle of Antarctic Expeditions
View an illustrated chronicle of Antarctic expeditions, co-authored by Reinhold Messner.
Gillman, Peter, ed. Everest: The Best Writing and Pictures from Seventy Years of Human Endeavour. Little, Brown, 1993.
Messner, Reinhold. All Fourteen 8,000ers.Trans. Audrey Salkeld. Mountaineers Press, 1999.
Messner, Reinhold. Naked Mountain: Nanga Parbat‚ÄîBrother, Death and Solitude. Trans. Tim Carruthers. Crowood Press, 2002.
Oelz, Oswald, and Marianne Regard. "Physiological and Neuropsychological Characteristics of World-Class Extreme-Altitude Climbers." American Alpine Journal (No. 62, 1988), 83-86.
Salkeld, Audrey, ed. World Mountaineering. Little, Brown, 1998.
Roberts, David, and Charlie Buffet. "Messner's Burden." National Geographic Adventure (May 2004), 48-53, 82-87.
McDonald, Bernadette, and others. Extreme Landscape: The Lure of Mountain Spaces. National Geographic Books, 2002.
Amatt, John, and others. oices From the Summit: The World's Great Mountaineers on the Future of Climbing. National Geographic Books, 2000.
Messner, Reinhold. "Encounter with a Yeti." National Geographic Adventure (May/June 2000), 130-38, 154-55.
Messner, Reinhold. "I Climbed Everest Alone." National Geographic (October 1981), 552-66.