Stephan Siegrist is a professional Swiss alpinist and mountaineer. On his website Stef features a curated collection of personal stories of adventure travel, favorite climbs, mountain journeys and expeditions. In films, lectures and publications Stef is sharing these experiences.
Alpine journeys, climbs and worldwide expeditions Welcome
It's not about success, it’s about the experiences along the way.
Three decades after the first ascent, alpinist Stephan Siegrist leads an expedition to retrace the steps of the climbers who first topped the classic Swiss ice route Crack Baby (IV WI6; 350m).
Stephan Siegrist, Thomas Huber and his brother Alexander want to open a new route on the north face of the Eiger in memory of their climbing friends who died in an accident: "In Memoriam". Along their way through the wall, the three reflect on their memories of all the great climbers and friends who are no longer with them, but who celebrated some of their greatest triumphs here on the legendary north face.
Swiss alpinists Jonas Schild, Andy Schnarf and Stephan Siegrist succeed in making the first ascent of the hitherto unclimbed pillar Kirti-Nose via their route Between two Parties.
This is Stephan Siegrist’s 19th expedition to Patagonia but his first to the northern inland ice. It poses great challenges for the professional alpinist and his climbing partners Nicolas Hojac and Lukas Hinterberger, but the Swiss trio is rewarded with a grand new route on the 2600-meter-high Cerro Cachet.
Roger Schaeli and I were the first to successfully climb Silverback, a new route on the west face of the Rotbrätt on Jungfrau in June 2019.
On 14 October 2017 German alpinist Thomas Huber and the Swissmen Stephan Siegrist and Julian Zanker made the first ascent of ‘Har Har Mahadev’, a new climb up the NW Face of Cerro Kishtwar. This is only the 4th ascent of the 6155 m peak located in the Indian Himalaya.
From 29 to 30 December 2016 Thomas Huber, Stephan Siegrist and Roger Schaeli scored the long-awaited second ascent of Metanoia, Jeff Lowe’s masterpiece on the North Face of the Eiger. The route was established solo over a period of nine days in winter 1991 by the leading American alpinist and, despite attempts, had been unrepeated. Thomas Huber provides the report.