© Thomas Bubendorfer 2019

03 / 11 / 2016

Gastein Valley, Austria

It was the first day of really serious weather this winter when Thomas and his friend, Hans Zlöbl, opened up a new alpine route in the north face of Mount Westerfölke Kogel in the Austrian Alps, Salzburg province. Strong winds brought temperatures down to -32° Celsius or -25° Fahrenheit …