On 28/11/2020 the two mountain guides Manuel Baumgartner and Simon Kehrer made the first ascent of Aurona, a new mixed climb up the north face of Sas dle Diesc (Sasso delle Dieci), Fanes, Dolomites. Baumgartner reports.
The two South Tyrolean mountain guides Simon Kehrer and Manuel Baumgartner have made the first ascent of The King of Fanes on the South Face of Col Becchei (Dolomites).
Ice climbing in the Dolomites: on 10/12/2017 Manuel Baumgartner and Simon Kehrer made the first ascent of Schorschs Weinfall, a new icefall in the Longiarü Valley - Antersasc in Val Badia, Italy. Baumgartner reports.
On 23 December 2016 on the Drei Zinnen / Tre Cime di Lavaredo (Dolomites) Simon Kehrer and Christoph Hainz completed a beautiful winter trilogy by climbing Via Comici-Dimai up Cima Grande (in 2:30), Via Cassin up Cima Ovest (in 3:25), and Spigolo Giallo up Cima Piccola (in 1:28). The South Tyrolean alpinists had set off by bicycle from Lake d'Antorno at 7:00am and returned to their starting point by bike at 20:00. The round-trip lasted 13 hours, while the total for the 3 routes was 7 hours and 30 minutes. The report by Simon Kehrer.
Traverso al Cielo, Simon Kehrer and Christoph Hainz add new rock climb up Peitlerkofel in the Dolomites
In autumn 2015 the two mountain guides Simon Kehrer and Christoph Hainz made the first ascent of Traverso al Cielo, a new multi-pitch climb up the South face of Peitlerkofel, Dolomites. Simon Kehrer reports.
On 20/09/2015 Simon Kehrer and Manuel Baumgartner completed Dolomitspit (530m, VII, VI obl.) a new rock climb up the South Face of Sas Ciampac (2672m), Val Gardena, Dolomites. The route was started initially in 2007 (with Karl Unterkircher) and was completed in 2015 after three days of effort that included Kehrer, Unterkircher, Baumgartner and also Josef Willeit.
In October 2013 the two mountain guides Simon Kehrer and Christoph Hainz made the first ascent of Rien ne va plus (435m, 7b+ max, 7a obligatory), a new climb up the South Face of Sas Ciampac, Puez group, Dolomites.
On 04/05/2014 Simon Kehrer, Roberto Tasser and Ivan Canins skied a new line down the North Face of Peitlerkofel's Cima Piccola in the Italian Dolomites. The report by Franco Mucchietto.
Two new steep ski descents in the Fanes group in the Dolomites: on 20/03/2014 Simon Kehrer, Paul Willeit and Albert Palfrader skied the NNE Face of Sas de Crosta (Monte Pares), while on 14/04/2014 Simon Kehrer and Roberto Tasser descended the NNE Face of Sas dle Diesc (Sasso delle Dieci). The report by Franco Mucchietto.
The report by Helmut Gargitter about the 2013 climbing trip to the Lofoten islands in Norway, together with Simon Kehrer, Federico Pisani, Ivan Calderon and Fernando Gonzales Rubio.
In February 2010 Helmut Gargitter, Simon Kehrer, Gonzalez Rubio and Ivan Calderon made the first ascent of Tierra de Condors (7a+, 800m), a new route up Ritacuba Blanco (5350m) in Colombia.
Simon Kehrer and Roman Valentini have made the first ascent of Bask (225m, 7a+ max, 6c obligatory), a new route up the Mur Pisciadù (Sella, Dolomites). The report by Simon Kehrer.
The two South Tyrolean mountain guides Simon Kehrer and Helmut Gargitter introduce their route Spina de Mul (185m, 7c max, 7a obl.) first climbed in June 2012 up the south face of Col Becchei (Dolomites).
On 14/05/2012 Christoph Hainz and Simon Kehrer made the first free ascent of Gratta e Vinci (7b, 420m), a new rock climb they established in 2011 up the SW Face of Sas dai Tamersc, Fanis, Dolomites.
24/07/2007. After 10 days on Nanga Parbat, Walter Nones and Simon Kehrer managed to descend to 5700m from where they were picked up by a helicopter and safely flown to Base Camp. The odyssey which began on 15 July with the death of their climbing partner and leader Karl Unterkircher has finally come to an end.
21/07/08 Walter Nones and Simon Kehrer are blocked by bad weather at 7000m on the Bazin glacier on Nanga Parbat. The two Italian mountaineers are in their tent and have phoned saying that they are well. They are waiting for a good weather spell tomorrow to start the long descent via the Buhl route back down to safety.
Walter Nones and Simon Kehrer have climbed the Rakhiot Face on Nanga Parbat and have finally managed to contact Base Camp. Tomorrow they will descend via the Buhl route. After 6 days on the wall the hopes that the two will survive are increasing. Their climbing partner Karl Unterkircher died on Tuesday night after falling into a crevasse.
On 15 July the South Tyrolean mountaineer Karl Unterkircher fell into a crevasse at circa 6800m on Nanga Parbat’s Rakhiot Face. Unable to descend, his two climbing partners Walter Nones and Simon Kehrer have been forced to continue their ascent. A rescue expedition is departing from Italy at this very moment.