Two Thomases on the summit!
View from the heart of the Green Lake Falls towards our first ascent „Triptychon“, the hardest route in the area, see PHOTOS 2016 and 2017.
One of many challenging pitches at the Green Lake Falls.
The Grünseefälle („green lake ice falls“) near Uttendorf, province of Salzburg, are another world class ice climbing area. Interestingly, it is rarely frequented!
The delicate column of „Popeye“, Wi 6, follows suit.
Two days later and well rested I am back in business on “Hardcore”, Wi 6, Gastein Valley, Austria.
Here’s what happens when you are not well rested when (performing) climbing: I was slow to react to a falling icicle…
The third pitch of „Yellow Submarine“, Wi 6-, Gastein Valley, is not a walk.
After eight hours on Sasso Pordoi the sun sets.
The five ice pitches of „Via Snowboard“ on Sasso Pordoi.
The backdrop on Sasso Pordoi are the great rock faces of Piz Chiavazes und Sasso Lungo, Italian Dolomites.
Max after three hours of ascent at the beginning of “Via Snowboard” on Sasso Pordoi.
An ice climb with a view, north-west face of Sasso Pordoi, Dolomites, Italy.
Me actually having great fun in the fifth pitch of our fantastic “Omicron” first ascent.
Thin ice in “Omicron’s second pitch.
Christian tackling “Omicron’s” first pitch.
First ascent „Omicron“ in the northern Austrian alps with my friend Christian Hacksteiner.
After a fantastic dinner with the great chef Antonio Buono in his restaurant in Ventimiglia, Italy.
With Dr. Rene El Attal & colleagues after keynote speech AGA Congress Vienna, Sept. 15 2022
Sunrise above Monaco.
Monaco rock, filming on October 22 2022
A last vestige of summer at the Croatian coast, November 22 2022
Beautiful freezing Alaska, Nov. 18 2022
Denali, The Great One, 20,310 ft., November 18 2022