I was born in 1990 in Augsburg / Bavaria, I started climbing when 8 years, at fourteen I scaled my first 4000er. At 17, I did for the first time Eiger Northface, which was a big dream until then. Later I made early age first free ascents of difficult multi-pitch routes as “Antro.po.cene” (500m/8a) Marocco , “Geht’s noch Doc” (250m/8a) on Plankenstein and “Hystrix ” (250m/8a) in Sicily.
When 21, I was among the youngest UIAGM mountain guides. I also did difficult first ascents such as “Pray for Power” M14 or “Optimist” (1300m / M6) without bolts in winter.
In March 2014 was followed by the first enchainment of the three north faces of the Tre Cime in winter, together with Ueli Steck on the routes Cassin, Comici and Innerkofler. I climbed several routes 8c and one 8b onsight, Eiger North Face in the team in 5h05min. Since 2009, I earned my living as an athlete and mountain guide.
Too many projects too little time ;-)…now our upcoming project is to climb all 82 summits higher than 4000m of the Alps, with Ueli Steck.
Maybe the first winter enchainment of the north faces of the Tre Cime in 15h42min. Or my first ascent of “Pray for Power” M14 – I already climbed when 18 years – it was one of the first routes in this difficulty world wide.
All kind of difficulties, a good physical level is the base for all success, a good mental condition is really important and you need to be able to make fast, right decisions in dangerous situations.
When I’m tired in the evening.
First key is fun, second is motivation, third is a good recovery and forth is to have a good planning to be as strong as possible at the point.
I don’t do competitions.
One of the best pieces is probably: not to say we will go for an objective, just say we will look and see if it’s possible. Then there is less pressure. I can’t stand pressure so good.
The Basic flight is the trial tandem flight in our program, so to speak the “small door” to the world of paragliding.
Tandem paragliding has something special. In completely calm air without thermals you float down into the valley – a heavenly feeling. The Basic flight with the help of your tandem pilot offers the chance to take over the reins and even drive yourself.
Your tandem flight pilot will be there to answer all your questions about the paragliding flight. During the flight filming and photography would also be ideal by our photo rod because of the calm conditions in the air.
After about 10 – 15 minutes your tandem flight is over, and perhaps you will catch – the flight Virus…
-Thorough training of tandem paragliding: take-off, flight, landing phases with your tandem pilot.
-You are insured with us, your pilot signs all flight insurance in your presence.
-You get a helmet, gloves, and in bad weather a flight suit.
-Tandem flight with your pilot. If desired, you may drive yourself!
Flight time 15 minutes
Total time 1 Hour