Keyword: crossing

12 summits in 72 hours: Gietl climbs the Villnösser-Odle traverse solo

The South Tyrolean mountain guide Simon Gietl manages the first winter traverse of the Geislerspitzen single-handedly. All in all, the professional alpinist was on the road for three days and climbed twelve independent peaks of the Geisler group.

Details of the solo tour on the Three Peaks by Simon Gietl

On February 23 and 24, 2020, South Tyrolean Simon Gietl single-handedly managed the winter traverse of the Three Peaks. Here are details of his ascent.

Simon Gietl: First solo integral Tre Cime traverse in winter

The 35-year-old South Tyrolean Simon Gietl manages the first solo ascent of the winter traverse on the Three Peaks in the Dolomites.

13-year-old Oriane Bertone climbs the 8a + Traverse Atomic Playboy in Fontainebleau

At the beginning of the year, Oriane Bertone wrote climbing history when she was the youngest climber ever to score an 8b + bouldering (LACRUX reported). The following video shows Oriane...

Michi Wohlleben in an interview about his transgression at the Drei Zinnen

In March 2017, the German alpinist Michi Wohlleben and the South Tyrolean Simon Gietl made the first winter ascent of the five peaks on the Drei Zinnen...

Spectacular pictures of the traversing at the Drei Zinnen

The German alpinist Michi Wohlleben and the South Tyrolean Simon Gietl realized the first winter ascent of the five peaks on the Drei Zinnen in March (LACRUX...


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