»Beyond the Face« tells the stories of 39 climbers who have written
the history of competition climbing over the past 30 years.
Besides in-depth profiles, this book contains over 70 pages of contemporary
photographs illustrating the beauty of competition climbing.
How does competition climbing work and what defines it?
»Beyond the Face« provides an insight into the world
of climbing by portraying the faces behind it – which finally makes
the fascination of climbing tangible.
As a creative concept, we decided to let slant elements structure
the content. Typographic details in combination with
artistic photography finally created a distinctive design concept.
39 Climbing Athletes
200 World Cup Victories
20 World Champions
30 Years of Competition Climbing