Technical training and certifications

Guide for ski mountaineering, German Alpine Association (Trainer B Skihochtouren DAV) since 1998
Professional ski instructor for Alpine, Telemark and Nordic technqiue (staatlich geprüfter Skilehrer (first ever passing on Telemark), German Ski Instructor Association DSLV) since 2007
Member of the German Telemark Demo Team. 2004-2008.
Landesskilehrer German Ski Federation, Telemark, since 2004
Swiss Snow Pro (Swiss Snow Sports) Alpine and Telemark since 2009
Professional Ski Instructor of America (PSIA) Nordic and Downhill since 2001
German hunting liscence since 1991 and many years of experience in wildlife management


Ecotourism development in the Arctic: dog sledding, snow kiting and ski mountaineering on Svalbard. Multiple trips.
Late autumn sea kayak expedition in the Arctic of Svalbard.
Alaska. Mountaineering and kayaking.
Protected area tourism in Kamchatka, Siberia, Russia.
Chile, Peru, Colombia: climbing expedition style in the Andes, South America.
Crossing Iceland by skis and cataraft.
Photography expedition by horse to the Pantanal, Brazil.

Freeride guiding and ski instructing

15 years of freeride guiding for the German Alpine Club (DAV), e.g. in the Alps: Chamonix, Alagna, La Grave, Livigno, Zermatt, Andermatt, Lenzerheide, Arlberg, Madesimo, and many other places in the Alps.
15 years experience as private ski instructor and freeride guide, e.g. various places in the USA (e.g. Mammoth, Lake Tahoe, Vail, Aspen, Mt.Baker), Canada (e.g. Whistler, Banff, Lake Louise, Red Mnt, Fernie, Whitewater, Big White, Silverstar) Scandinavia, Japan, Russia, South America and the Alps (more than 60 resorts).
Since 1999. Sponsored freeskier by TUA skis, Movement skis and Grown skis.

Ski mountaineering

Since 1998. Guiding ski mountaineering and giving courses for the German Alpine Club and for Telemarkzone, e.g. in the Alps (Haute Route, Trans France), Altels, Mont Blanc, Grossglockner, Trans Alp; Californian High Sierra, British Columbia, Alberta. Scandinavia (e.g. Lyngen Alps, Lofoten, Romsdalen, Telemark), Japan, Kamchatka and others.
8 years leading the Group of Alpine and Outdoor Sports at the University of Freiburg (NUF); mountaineering courses and trainings in the Alps with students.

High mountaineering

Alpamayo, 5963m asl. Up to 80° technical ice climbing on the Ferrari route. Various other peaks in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru, South America.

Rock climbing

More than 15 years of sports and Alpine climbing up to grade 7a+ (8- UIMGA)
8 years climbing courses for the University of Freiburg Alpine sports group (NUF)

Mountain biking and long distance cycling

Many trips in Europe (e.g. TransAlps), Scandinavia and North America (e.g. The Great Divide in Colorado); marathon races

Windsurfing and Kitesurfing

20 years of windsurfing experience all over Europe, the Carribean, Mauritius, Brazil,…
Kiting and snow kiting for about 10 years


Kayaking on rivers in the Alps, in Canada and Scandinavia.
Sea kayaking trips to Iceland, Canada, Sweden, Svalbard, the Mediterranean Sea and others.

Outdoor and team trainings

Many years of outdoor and team trainings for the corporate sector, e.g. with Zwerger & Raab GmbH, Hinterzarten, and for schools such as the Schule Schloss Salem, Lake Constance.