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.
Florian Riegler reports about the first ascent of Black Pearl (8a+, 170m) a new multi-pitch route he first ascended with his brother Martin Riegler in Val Lunga, Dolomites.
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.
41 alpinists have been selected for the "Big List” of the Grignetta d'Oro, the Italian mountaineering award that goes to the Italian mountaineer whose climbs in 2013 and 2014 have most left their mark. The award will be celebrated on Friday 22 May at Lecco.
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.
This summer Italian alpinist Alex Walpoth rope-soloed Vint ani do, the 350m route up the SW Face of Meisules de la Bièsces (2457m), Sella, Dolomites.
Italian climber Jacopo Larcher talks about his recent repeats of Vint ani do (8a+, 350m) Meisules de la Bièces, Dolomites and Des Kaisers neue Kleider (240m, 8b+) on the Wilder Kaiser, Austria.
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.
In winter 2011-12 Manuel Stuflesser and Martin Riegler established Schirata (XI-, 235m), a new route up Piz Ciavazes (Sella, Dolomites). The report by Stuflesser.
On 12/01/2012 Florian ande Martin Riegler made the first free ascent of Non ci resta che piangere IX+/X- (Sella, Dolomites).
On 2 June 2011 Florian and Martin Riegler freed "Zauberberg" (the Magic Mountain) 8a max on Ciastel de Chedul, Vallunga (Val Gardena - Dolomites).
In winter 2010 Florian and Martin Riegler carried out the first ascent of Schachmatt - Checkmate- 1000m M10+ WI5 55°) on the North Face of Gran Zebrù.
Last December the South Tyroleans Florian Riegler, Hannes Lehmyer and Tamara Lunger carried out the first ascent of Gratta e vinci (120m, M10, WI 5) at the Passo delle Pedale/Mendola. On 21/12/09 Florian and his brother Martin made the first redpoint ascent.
At Easter Florian and Martin Riegler carried out two noteworthy ascents in the Dolomites. On 7 April the South Tyrolean brothers made the first on-sight of "Karies" on Sassolungo while on 11 April they repeated Zauberlehrling on Cima Scotoni, all free and in a single day
On 26 December 2008 the brothers Florian and Martin Riegler mande the first ascent of 'Sorella bianca“ (M9 WI6-), a new drytooling and mixed route in Val Lunga (Val Gardena, Dolomites, Italy).