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Harald "Harry" Berger

Harry, born in 1974, lives in Altenmarkt in Salzburg and is a real old stager at AustriAlpin. He has been a team member from nearly the very beginning and enriches us with his experience, his important inputs and his funny soul.

Harald "Harry" Berger

My disciplines: All kinds of climbing, preferably alpine and ice climbing
Family is: Not that often at the other end of the world anymore
My occupation: At the moment "restorer"
My vocation: Is surely not wasting time for useless things
My favourite season and why: All, because the diversity is so beautiful
The terrain where I feel most at home: Water, ice
The terrain which challenges me the most: Brittle alpine terrain
Favourite place(s): Salzburger Land and its surroundings, Spain
What a training week looks like: Way to exhausting to be honest
Future plans: (long-term goals)

- Climbing guide Hochkönig; hopefully ready in 2020
- My ice climbing film is supposed to start in the USA in 2019
- New ice climbing project 19/20 planned
- Ecaping everyday life again!

What motivates me: My own ego and getting new impressions

Mountain/Rock/Ice Highlights:

 Climbing since 1988

- Sport climbing up to 8a
- Alpine sport climbing up to 8a
- First ascents on Hochkönig, in Tennen mountains, in Maltertal valley, in Eastern Tyrol
- Big wall climbing up to A4+
- climbing expeditions (USA, North America, South America, India, Himalaya, Norway, …)

Ice climbing 1998

- Author of 2 climbing guides ("Wasserfall-Klettern im Salzburger Land 1 und 2")
- 3 times national champion in ice climbing
- Free solo ascents of Supervisor WI 6+, Hot Dog Wi6, Wet Dreams WI 6+, …
- First ascents of about 100 water ice falls in Salzburg and its surroundings
- producer and und main actor in the film "Solo im Eis"


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