Reinhold Messner is the greatest mountaineers of all times. Messner is an explorer and adventurer and has authored several books. The Crystal Horizon: Everest is his most popular book.
Reinhold was born on September 17, 1944, in Brixen, Italy. His father Josef Messner was a teacher. Reinhold and his brother climbed mountains, including the Alps as children.
Reinhold went to the University of Padua, but did not complete his graduation. Instead he chose to pursue his passion for adventures.