The Fiva route, in Romsdal, Norway, is an impossibly steep rock face that had never before been skied. Which was enough to encourage Kilian Jornet to give it a go. He spent two years researching and planning his attempt before setting out last winter. The exposed route is 1,600 meters of incredibly steep terrain, with plenty of 60-degree sections, some of which was the steepest terrain the Spaniard had ever skied. This short film of his preparation and heart-fluttering attempt were just released this week.

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