Franz Walter (Deutschland)
7 min
Franz Walter (Deutschland)
Sports in Mountains & Nature
It is impossible to minimize the risk of ice climbing. Every climb on an icefall is a critical adventure due to the poor safety conditions together with the mantra that one must not fall. It is necessary to evaluate the own skills and the conditions of the frozen water in advance. If one is aware that one has made an error in the evaluation, this can be fatal. However, it is exactly this threat and this purism that attract Tanja Schmitt and Matthias Scherer again and again to the ice.