New experiences and constant progress
"The combination of rock, snow, and ice create fantastic possibilities to make new experiences and to progress. In ice climbing the fading and changing structures of the ice fascinate me and motivate me to go behind my limits. “
In his early childhood Franz discovered his passion for sports and nature. With his family he went often mountaineering in the Alps. Together with his elder brother he climbed his first 4000m mountains, started ski touring, rock climbing and ice climbing in his teens.
Franz lives in Germany next to the famous Frankenjura. There he is studying Sports and Mathematics. Additionally, he works as a climbing instructor for the university sport. Franz enjoys a lot teaching young people about climbing, helping them to progress, and motivating them to go further.
As for himself he loves to push his limits and make unforgettable climbing memories. In this sport Franz also enjoys that he visits great places all over the world. Meeting fascinating people is another add-on he likes very much regarding climbing.
Franz loves the whole spectrum climbing and mountaineering offers. He does ice climbing (till WI6), multipitch climbing, deep water soloing, bouldering (till 8a) and sport climbing (till 8b+).