Interview with mountain guide Hermann Comploj who on 24/03/2021 made the first ski descent of the North Couloir on Col Turont (2419m) in Langental / Vallunga, Dolomites, Italy.
South Tyrolean climber Florian Riegler has made the first ascent of Skinwalker, a difficult single-pitch trad climb on the outskirts of Bolzano.
In Langental (Val Gardena, Dolomites) Daniel Ladurner and Hannes Lemayer have made the first ascent of Happy New Year, a two-pitch mixed route graded M6+.
In Val Lietres (Langental, Puez - Geisler group, Dolomites) Daniel Ladurner, Hannes Lemayr and Florian Riegler have repeated Once in a Lifetime, which they first ascended in February 2018. This is probably the first time that the icefall up Col Turont has been climbed entirely on ice. Riegler reports.
Florian Riegler, Martin Riegler and Daniel Ladurner have established the new multipitch rock climb Wasserläufer next to Margarethenbach close to Terlan in the Etschtal valley, South Tyrol, Italy. Ladurner reports.
On 16/07/2018 the Florian and Martin Riegler made the first free ascent The Flying Penguin, the 300m crack climb they established in 2009 up the South Face of Pigeon Feathers.
The video of the first ascent of Once in a lifetime, the new icefall up Col Turont in Val Lietres (Puez - Geisler group, Dolomites) first ascended by Daniel Ladurner, Hannes Lemayr and Florian Riegler.
On Col Turont in Val Lietres (Puez - Geisler group, Dolomites) Daniel Ladurner, Hannes Lemayr and Florian Riegler have established Once in a Lifetime (WI6+, M8, 165 m), a beautiful icefall which probably has never been climbed before.
At the Grotta Gampenpass in the South Tyrol Florian Riegler and his brother Martin have established two new mixed climbs. The report by Florian Riegler.
On Sunday 13 March 2016 Martin Riegler and Florian Riegler repeated Pandora, the route they had established in 2008 up the Mandrea di Laghel face above Arco, Italy. This recent climb may well be the route’s first free ascent.
Florian Riegler reports about his ascent of Trinitas (WI4, M5, 1000m), a probable new route up the NW Face of Ortler climbed on 27/12/2015 together with his brother Martin Riegler. With this ascent the two South Tyrolean alpinists have completed the trilogy of new routes that includes the summits of Königsspitze and Monte Zebrù.
On 21/04/2015 Martin Riegler and his brother Florian Riegler climbed Serac (WI4, 800m), a possible new ice climb up Mount Zebrù, Italian Alps.
On 27/09/2014 Florian Riegler, together with his brother Martin Riegler, has made the first free ascent of the multi-pitch rock climb Albatros (8b, 200m) up the South Face of Col Turont, Vallunga, Dolomites.
Martin Riegler and Florian Riegler have made the first ascent of Goldfinger (7c, 200m) up Hammerwand, Schlern, Dolomites.
In May Martin and Florian Riegler made the first ascent of Coyote (100m, 7a max), a new crack climb up Pareti di Monticolo (Bolzano, South Tyrol), Italy.
Martin Riegler and Florian Riegler have made the first free ascent of Pinocchio (M8+, WI 5), a mixed climb in Val Travenanzes (Dolomites) put up in 2010 by Valentin Riegler and Hannes Lemayr.
Part 2 - from July to December - of what happened in alpinism and climbing in 2012.
Martin and Florian Riegler have made the first ascent of Ramadhan (1100m, 9-, A2) up the virgin Kako Peak (4950m) in the Karakorum, Pakistan.
Four years after their first attempt, Martin and Florian Riegler now return to the Karakorum, Pakistan, together with Austrians Monika Mehlmauer and Christoph Mohl to attempt the virgin Darwo Chhok Peak (5850m).
On 2 June 2011 Florian and Martin Riegler freed "Zauberberg" (the Magic Mountain) 8a max on Ciastel de Chedul, Vallunga (Val Gardena - Dolomites).