Keyword: Simon Gietl

Martin Feistl: “The most difficult thing was attaching the fuses or accepting that there are none.”

The two alpinists Simon Gietl and Martin Feistl climb a huge line on the Sassolungo north face with Aura (1200m, M6, AI6).

Big winter ascent on the wild north face: Gietl, Hinterberger and Wohlleben climb Ultima Perla ground-up

Simon Gietl, Lukas Hinterberger and Michi Wohlleben make the first ground-up ascent of Ultima Perla on the wild Agnèr north face.

Simon Gietl: “Being able to climb something like that at the beginning of November is like a birthday and Christmas together.”

After an impressive first ice ascent: Simon Gietl about unexpected surprises on the first ascent, style discussions and early ice.

Simon Gietl: “For me, the Edelrid Rage is currently the coolest ice tool.”

The Rage ice tool from Edelrid comes with a new pick with minimal explosive effect and a new ergonomic handle.

Simon Gietl: “My winter solos show me how little it takes to be happy”

You shouldn't miss this film: top alpinist Simon Gietl on his fascination for large winter solo ascents.

Gietl and Scherl complete the “Watzmann-Zugspitze Marathon” in just over 21 hours

Simon Gietl and Alexander Scherl conquered the “Watzmann-Zugspitze-Marathon” by fair means in just over 21 hours.

Alpine style: Schäli, Gietl and Maynadier manage a new route on Meru Peak (6600m)

The three alpinists Roger Schäli, Simon Gietl and Mathieu Maynadier have opened a new, challenging route on the 6600 meter high Meru Peak in the Indian Garhwal Himalayas: Goldfish (800m, M6+, A1). Schäli and Maynadier had already tried the route together with Sean Villanueva in 2019, but had to turn around in the upper third of the wall.

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.

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