Simon Gietl – NORTH6

Simon Gietl – NORTH6

N6: Große Zinne (2.999 m), Piz Badile (3.808 m), Eiger (3.967 m), Matterhorn (4.478 m), Grandes Jorasses (4.208 m), Petit Dru (3.733 m) In the early morning of September 13th at 5.30 a.m. the project NORTH6 started, which is to connect the classic north faces of the...
Safety Notice POISON X-ALPS

Safety Notice POISON X-ALPS

On a heavily used POISON X-ALPS glider, manufactured in May 2016, a tear in the stitching of a line on the riser occurred during a flight at a sand dune – see photo. The stabilo line and the outer B main line are attached to this Dyneema line. The pilot was able to...
XC-Season 2021

XC-Season 2021

Success at DHV-XC We are happy about the success of our team pilots at the DHV-XC for the 2021 season. Once again, our team pilots were able to secure the top positions in the DHV-XC. Hans Walcher became German champion in the standard class on the CHILI5, Felix von...
Hans Walcher – 206 km FAI with CHILI5

Hans Walcher – 206 km FAI with CHILI5

Antholz – 23.07.2021 – Hans Walcher…After the rain the day before at 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm. I almost gave up hope of an early take off. Correspondingly only a few pilots were there… “Just try it out and see what the day has to offer”,...
skywalk X-Alps gear

skywalk X-Alps gear

It is known as the world’s toughest adventure race for a reason. Also this year the Red Bull X-Alps did not disappoint. Over the past two weeks, 29 athletes from 15 countries attempted the most challenging course in the race’s 18-year history, a 1,238km loop around...