The highest of highlights

Civetta north-west face, Philipp-Flamm, solo, 1980
Droites direct north pillar, free-solo, on sight, 1981
Grandes Jorasses north face, Walker Spur, free-solo, on sight, 1981

Matterhorn north face, free-solo (3h 50), 1983
Eiger north face, free-solo (4 h 50), 1983
Photos Matterhorn Eiger Walker 1982-83

Mount Fitz Roy, American route (Chouinard). First solo ascent, on sight, 1986
Photos Patagonia Fitz Roy solo 1986

5 Faces in the Dolomites free-solo on one day: Cime di Lavaredo: Cassin, Comici (first free-solo), Innerkofler; Marmolada, Don Quixote; Sasso Pordoi, Via Niagara: total of 9.840 ft., 1988
Photos rock solo 1

Aconcagua, 22.821 ft., south face (10.000 ft.), Messner Direttissima: First free-solo ascent in 16,5h, 1991
Photos Aconcagua south face solo 1990/91

Dachstein (Austria) south face, 2.950 ft., Indirekte: -VII. February 1993. First free-solo ascent (and first winter ascent), 1993
Hochthron (Tennengebirge, Austria), Prechtplatte, -VIII. First free-solo ascent, 1993
Torsäule (Hochkönig, Austria), Mountainbike, 7a. First free-solo ascent, 1993

Mount Laurens, Alaska (Mc Kinley region). First ascent solo unsupported, 1997
Photos Mount Laurens, Alaska, first ascent solo, 1987

2005-2017: Dozens of new ice and mixed climbing routes in Austria:
The Usual Suspects and Triple A, Gastein Valley, Salzburg, 2012
To have or to be, WI 6, M 7+, 2013
Fahrenheit, WI 6, M 8, 2015
Tryptichon, WI 6-, M 7+ 2017

Two first ascents of unnamed 20.000 ft. peaks in Tibet.
Photos Tibet 2011 & 2012

2018: Just one year after his near-lethal accident in March 2017, Thomas & friends  open up the hardest route on Austria’s highest mountain Grossglockner, 12.460 ft.: The Third Life., WI 6-, M8.
Photos 2018.

2019 January: First ascent “No Country for Old Men”, WI 6, M8. 6-pitch mixed climb in Southern Tyrol, Italy. With Max Sparber.

2019 February: First ascent “The Adventures of Augie March”, WI 6-, M7. 13-pitch alpine northface route (1.320 ft.) on Hoher Kasten, 10.492 feet, Austria. With Max Sparber.
PHOTOS 2019