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Hansjörg Auer and Matthias Auer during their Kaunergrat traverse from 14 - 17 March 2017
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Kaunergrat Winter Traverse, Matthias & Hansjörg Auer mountaineering in the Ötztal Alps

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Winter mountaineering video: Hansjörg Auer and his brother Matthias and their North - South traverse of the main section of the Kaunergrat ridge in the Ötztal Alps, Austria.



Last March Austrian mountaineers Hansjörg Auer and Matthias Auer spent four days making a winter traverse of the bulk of Kaunergrat, a north-south ridge line across some of the wildest peaks in the Ötztal Alps.

Climbing without support or stashed gear, the brothers enchained Kleiner Dristkogel (2934m), Großer Dristkogel (3058m), Gsallkopf (3277m), Rofele Wand (3353m), Sonnenkogel (3153m), Verpeilspitze (3423m), Schwabenkopf (3378m), Watzespitze (3532m) and Rostizkogel (3394m).

After the ascent in their backyard mountains, Auer told planetmountain.com "… this project showed me once again how, at times, grades and numbers can mean not very much in alpinism."

Link: FB Hansjörg Auer, www.hansjoerg-auer.at, La SportivaThe North Face

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