Mountaineering

Jubiläumsgrat

The so called Jubiläumsgrat (Jubi) is a very popular alpine climb near Garmisch in Bavaria. It connects the Alpitze and the Zugspitze by an 8 km long, very exposed ridge. Some parts of the ridge are equipped with a ferrata, ...
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Cogne Ice Opening

From 16.12 to 19.12.2016 Jakob and I went to Cogne to start the ice climbing season and to join the Ice Opening festival. On the first day we attended a nice dry tooling course with Jeff Mercier, showing us a ...
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Großlitzner – Seehorn

Großlitzner (3109m) - Großes Seehorn (3121m) Location Silvretta Date of the climb August 27, 2016 Character high-altitude alpine ridge traverse Popularity average Difficulty AD, IV- a few times, most of the time II to max III Height gain ~900 (total) ...
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Zinalrothorn & Besso

Zinalrothorn Nordgrat (4221 m) Location Zinal, Wallis Date of the climb August 14, 2016 Character high-altitude alpine ridge climb Popularity average to high Difficulty AD, III Height gain ~1400 (total) m height gain Conditions perfect, dry rock, stable weather, a ...
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Lagginhorn Südgrat

Lagginhorn Südgrat Location Saas-Fee, Wallis Date of the climb August 06, 2016 Character high-altitude alpine ridge climb Popularity low to average Difficulty AD, III+ Height gain ~1100 (total) m height gain + descent, ~12 km vert. dist. Conditions stable weather, ...
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Plattkogelfall 2016

Since my first unsuccessful attempt in March 2015 the so called Plattkogel icefall (or Plattkogelfall) in Sellrain near Kühtai was on my list of failed routes I had to retry ;-) In 2015 the original line on the right side of ...
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Grundschartner Nordkante

Grundschartner Nordkante / Mittergrat Location Zillergrund, Zillertal Date of the climb July 11, 2015 Character high-altitude alpine climb Popularity low to average Difficulty D+ / TD-, V+ (A0) or VII-, E3+, 750 m ridge climb Height gain ~2050 m height ...
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La Ruinette

La Ruinette (3875 m) Location Valais, Swiss Alps Date of the climb July 03, 2015 Character high-altitude alpine tour Popularity low Difficulty PD+ / AD-, up to III(-), Height gain ~600 m for the Cab. de Chanrion + 1600 m ...
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Aulon 1995 - 2001

Pyrenees – Neouvielle 3091 m, Summer 1996