Date of birth
02.05.1961 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
Grainau near Garmisch-Partenkirchen
All kinds of skiing and mountaineering, mountain biking, fishing
Wherever you go, go with all your heart
I am a proud father of three kids (Max, Franziska and Theresa) and happily married with my wife Carolin. Together with my associate Christof I run a mountaineering and ski school in Garmisch-Partenkirchen which has been operating internationally for 27 years.
Furthermore I am still an enthusiastic skier and mountaineer working year round as a mountain guide and ski instructor, also educating state certified mountain guides and ski instructors.
What are your favorite ski touring skis in the Collection?
Nunataq and Amaruq
Why do you like this ski?
They offer the best compromise of high performance, durability and lightness on the market
What conditions do you use this ski for?
In all snow conditions and in every terrain possible
What binding do you use?
Why do you like this binding?
It is truly the revolution in ski touring bindings: Maximum skiing performance, stiffness, functionality, durability and lightness
How did you become involved in ski touring?
I started ski touring as the ideal combination of alpine skiing and mountaineering at the age of thirteen
What is your all time favourite ski tour?
Denali in Alaska
Plans for the future:
Skiing an 8000 meter peak in the Himalayas