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21.03.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Simon Gietl makes winter solo of Hruschka on Peitlerkofel, Dolomites

On Saturday 19 March 2022 Simon Gietl from the South Tyrol, Italy, made a solo winter ascent of Via Hruschka on the north face of Peitlerkofel / Sass de Putia in the Dolomites. The 37-year-old descended by paragliding off the summit.

06.03.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Simon Gietl completes first traverse of Rosengarten skyline, Dolomites, solo and in winter

Simon Gietl from the South Tyrol, Italy, has made the first traverse of all the main summits of the famous Rosengarten / Catinaccio skyline in the Dolomites. The 38-year-old mountain guide carried out the crossing alone and in winter.

04.03.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Alex Honnold completes free solo of Dolomites Gelbe Mauer and American Direct on Petit Dru

Last summer American climber Alex Honnold made a free solo ascent of Gelbe Mauer / Muro Giallo on Cima Piccola at the Tre Cime di Lavaredo in the Dolomites, and most of the American Direct on Petit Dru in the Mont Blanc massif. His climbs without a rope were filmed as part of the virtual reality project 'Alex Honnold: The Soloist VR', produced by British mountaineer and director Jon Griffith

05.01.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Simon Gietl, Jakob Steinkasserer find their Focus, new ice climb at Rein in Taufers, Italy

At the end of December 2021, South Tyrolean mountaineers Simon Gietl and Jakob Steinkasserer made the first ascent of Focus, an ephemeral icefall close to Rein in Taufers / Riva di Tures in the Ahrntal Valle Aurina, Italy.

28.09.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Simon Gietl, Roger Schäli climb Grandes Jorasses and complete North6 project

With the ascent of The Shroud route on the Grandes Jorasses in the Mont Blanc massif, Simon Gietl and Roger Schäli have completed North6, their project to climb the six most famous north faces of the Alps, traveling from one mountain to the next by bike. The two mountaineers required 18 days to climb the north faces of Cima Grande di Lavaredo, Pizzo Badile, Eiger, Matterhorn, Petit Dru and Grandes Jorasses.

24.09.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Petit Dru climbed by Simon Gietl, Roger Schäli as fifth north face in North6 project

With their ascent of Petit Dru in the Mont Blanc massif, Simon Gietl and Roger Schäli have now climbed five of the six great north faces of the Alps. After Cima Grande di Lavaredo, Pizzo Badile, Eiger, Matterhorn and Petit Dru, now the only peak missing off their list is the Grandes Jorasses.

22.09.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Simon Gietl, Roger Schäli climb Matterhorn Schmid route in North6 project

After Cima Grande di Lavaredo, Pizzo Badile and the Eiger, alpinists Simon Gietl and Roger Schäli have now climbed the Matterhorn via the Schmid route. To complete their North6 project, only two famous north faces of the Alps are still missing off the list: Grandes Jorasses and Petit Dru.

18.09.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

North6: Roger Schäli and Simon Gietl climb the Eiger

As part of their North6 project to climb the six most famous north faces of the Alps while cycling between the mountains, Roger Schäli and Simon Gietl have now climbed Chant Du Cygne on the Eiger.

16.09.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Simon Gietl, Roger Schäli start North6 project with Cima Grande di Lavaredo and Pizzo Badile

With the ascents of Cima Grande di Lavaredo in the Dolomites and Pizzo Badile in the Central Alps, Italian mountaineer Simon Gietl and his Swiss counterpart Roger Schäli have successfully started their North6 project which aims to climb the six most famous north faces of the Alps, traveling from one mountain to the other by bicycle.

07.09.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Simon Gietl and Nicolas Hojac speed sextuple on Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Dolomites

On 12 August 2021 on the Tre Cime di Lavaredo in the Dolomites, Italy, mountaineers Simon Gietl and Nicolas Hojac climbed Via Cassin and Spigolo Demuth on Cima Ovest, Via Comici - Dimai and Spigolo Dibona on Cima Grande, and Spigolo Giallo and via Innerkofler on Cima Piccola in a mere 18 hours.

06.07.2021 by Simon Gietl in Alpinism

Streichelzoo on Paresberg, Dolomites, established by Manuel and Simon Gietl

On 13/06/2021 the brothers Simon and Manuel Gietl established a new rock climb on the north face of Paresberg / Cima Pares in Rautal / Val di Rudo, a side valley of Val Badia in the Italian Dolomites. Simon Gietl reports.

27.06.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Zero climbed on Torre del Lago (Dolomites) by Simon Gietl, Andrea Oberbacher

On 28 May 2021 the two mountain guides Simon Gietl and Andrea Oberbacher made the first ascent of Zero, a new multi-pitch route on Torre del Lago (Fanis, Dolomites).

28.04.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Simon Gietl quests Can you hear me? on Cima Scotoni in the Dolomites

The first ascent video of Can you hear me? on Cima Scotoni in the Dolomites, the 550m multi-pitch first ascended rope solo by Simon Gietl in memory of his friend Gerhard Fiegl.

19.03.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Dogma climbed at Rein in Taufers by Simon Gietl, Mark Oberlechner

On Saturday 30 January 2021 the mountain guides Simon Gietl and Mark Oberlechner from the South Tyrol, Italy, made the first ascent of a difficult mixed climb at Rein in Taufers called Dogma.

05.03.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Simon Gietl completes winter solo of Große Mauer on Heiligkreuzkofel, Dolomites

Yesterday Simon Gietl made a winter solo ascent of Große Mauer / Grande Muro on Heiligkreuzkofel / Sass dla Crusc in the Dolomites. The mountaineer the South Tyrol, Italy, returned to valley by paraglider.

27.02.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Simon Gietl makes winter solo ascent of Mittelpfeiler on Heiligkreuzkofel in the Dolomites

On 25/02/2021 South Tyrolean alpinist Simon Gietl completed a solo ascent of Mittelpfeiler / Pilastro di Mezzo on Heiligkreuzkofel / Sass dla Crusc in the Dolomites, via the Mariacher variation.

18.01.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Sorejina at Sennesspitze in the Dolomites climbed by Manuel and Simon Gietl

South Tyrolean alpinists Simon and Manuel Gietl have added a new mixed climb to Sennesspitze (Muntejela de Sénes) in the Dolomites by establishing Sorejina (WI5+, M6, 50°, 700m).

02.01.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Phoenix added to Hochbrunner Schneid in the Dolomites by Simon Gietl, Andrea Oberbacher

Simon Gietl and Andrea Oberbacher have made the first ascent of Phoenix, a difficult mixed climb on Hochbrunner Schneid in the Italian Dolomites.

09.12.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Amore Supercombo on Pizzo Badile climbed by David Hefti, Marcel Schenk

On 27/11/2020 Marcel Schenk and David Hefti climbed Amore Supercombo, a variation of the mixed climbs Amore di Vetro and Nordest Supercombo on the NE Face of Pizzo Badile. The line was repeated three days later by Corrado Pesce, Andrea Di Donato and Michael Wohlleben.

04.12.2020 by Aaron Durogati in Alpinism

Aaron Durogati and Simon Gietl climb & fly Mount Rauchkofel North Face

On 29/11/2020 Simon Gietl and Aaron Durogati made the first ascent of a new 500m route on the hitherto unclimbed north face of Mount Rauchkofel in the South Tyrol, Italy. After the ascent, the two climbers paraglided back down to valley. Durogati reports about this latest paralpinism adventure.

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