Kaltenbrunner has recently given a talk at Rosenheim in Germany about her climbing the 8000m mountains. This talk was sponsored by Swisscanto which is a bank for investment and pension services. It was intended as a motivational speech for the employees. “Everyone has something that drives them,” Kaltenbrunner said.
Slideshows and films were shown from her expeditions. She talked about being swept away by an avalanche on Dhaulagiri in 2007. Also she talked about how persistence led to her summiting Lhotse. Her experiences on K2 were talked about, with her having to turn back very close to the summit this year.