November 1, 1972
Boulder, CO - or more often not a tent under an alpine wall
Marmot, CAMP-USA, SCARPA
Genesis Jacket, Alpinist Glove, Greenland Baffled Jacket, Helium EQ Sleeping Bag
Jay Smith, Jack Tackle, Valeri Babanov and Steve House because they get it done. Aljaz Anderle who taught me what strong was.
Chips and Salsa, grilled meat and very plastic ice!
"At either end of the social spectrum there is a leisure class" Eric Beck
- My favorite days in the mountains have revolved around the location and partners as much as the objective.
-Led over 20 successful commercial expeditions to 8000, 7000 and 6000 meter peaks in Nepal, Tibet and Pakistan.
-Climbed new alpine, ice, rock, big wall and mixed routes around the world from Queen Maud Land, Antarctica to the Alaska Range, Alaska.
-Recipient of 2007 American Alpine Club Zach Martin Breaking Barriers Award to attempt a new route on K2’s south face and start the building of a school in Khane village for Girls Education International.
-K2 2007: 36 Hour round trip ascent from 5100m to 8000m and back, Cesen Route.
-For a complete list of proud days visit http://fabriziozangrilli.blogspot.com
I hate mayonnaise
Ice: Hydrophobia, The Ghost, Canada. Mixed: Mixed Master, Icefields Parkway, Canada. Alpine, Infinite Apparition, Phantom Wall, Mt. Huntington
City of God
Any book by Cormac McCarthy, especially The Road.
Rock fall and peak fees.
From bottom to top: Torn Lateral ligaments L ankle, Broken fibula R leg, Torn ACL R knee, Torn MCL L Knee, Fractured Coccyx, Sacrum and L1-4, Fractured 7th rib below Scapula R side, Dislocated shoulder L Side, potential memory loss from too much high altitude climbing -- but I can't remember.
Climbing partners who snore.
Return to the Rupal Face, Nanga Parbat, South Face of Nuptse, and South Face of Logan to finish off projects.
I can't dance!
Fabrizio Zangrilli, Marmot Athlete and Professional Mountain Guide, recalls saving a client after an accident during a 2008 expedition and reflects on the trip and his career as a guide in this short film by Dave Ohlson and Andrew Mudd of Ursus Films. Learn more about Fabrizio on marmotpro.com and learn more about Ursus Films on ursusfilms.com
Marmot Athletes Fabrizio Zangrilli and Jordan Campbell test-driving some key styles in Marmot’s technical sportswear collection, while climbing the The Yellow Spur -- a six-pitch, ultra-classic Colorado rock route in Eldorado Canyon (10c). Zangrilli is wearing the Kaos2 Short Sleeve shirt and Campbell is wearing the Ramble Half Zip shirt and Cortina Pant. Learn more about Fabrizio and Jordan on marmotpro.com.