|Lives In||Villach / Austria|
|Discipline||climber, alpinist and a professional mountain guide|
|Hobbies||climbing:) and his two daughters|
Markus Pucher is a rock climber, ice climber, alpinist and a professional mountain guide. Markus is originally from Maltatal, a valley in Austria’s province of Carinthia.
He first started climbing at the age of 14 and since then never stopped.
In 2013 he climbed the Ferrari route on Patagonia’s Cerro Torre free solo in only three hours and 15 minutes. In 2015 he free soloed the Ragni Route on Cerro Torre during a torrential storm.
Climbing along the Ragni route, on 3 September 2016 Markus Pucher climbed to within 40m of the summit of Cerro Torre during his attempt to carry out the first winter solo ascent of this iconic mountain in Patagonia.
He will be back!