Anna Pfaff

Age: 32, Years climbing: 10, Hometown: California, Favorite product: MYTHOS WOMEN'S


Do you clip bolts, plug cams, stack pads, or crush ice?

All of the above although more plugging cams and crushing ice than clipping bolts and stacking pads.

How long have you been an athlete with La Sportiva?

2014 is my first year

What are some of your lifetime climbing goals?

Keep establishing new alpine routes in remote places and climb more 8,000 meter peaks.

Do you have a claim to fame?

Always convincing people who think they "cant climb" into trying it. And usually getting them to drink a green smoothie as well!

Do you have any vices?

Caffeine and kale

What makes you tick as a climber and in the real world?

Facing challenges, making quick decisions, and enduring.

What drives you to climb? The money? The groupies? The fame? What?

The feeling of being out there, experiencing life in a vertical perspective

What is your favorite movie?

Forrest Gump

Do you have any nicknames? Explain:

Banana, P-faff, Little Biscuit

What’s the longest you’ve gone without sleep? Why?

Ive never really kept track but over 24 hrs for sure, maybe even 36. I remember being so cold "biving" on a summit in Patagonia, climbing from midnight the day before, rapping and walking back to high camp in the afternoon. Had to be 36 hrs or more!

If you had to be named after one of the 50 states, which would it be?

Colorado because it has the word RAD in it!

What did you have for lunch yesterday?

Miso soup

If you could hook up a thought monitor to your head, would you see pictures, hear words or would music be playing?

Words and music

What really scares you about climbing?

Rockfall, avalanches, not feeling my toes

If your life was made into a movie, what would it be called?

Life is but a Dream

Where would you live if it could be anywhere in the world?

Hmmm, that kind of changes on a daily basis.

Have no food or have no gasoline?

no gasoline

Do you wish you had sexier feet?

Absolutely, who doesn't!