1 April 2024

HAPPINESS – Search for the perfect line

Advertorial: In 2002, Markus Haid, a previously lesser-known climber from Ötztal, managed to climb one of the most difficult lines in Tyrol. The very athletic line, which perfectly matches the aesthetic nature of the mystical Niederthai forest and crag, was Markus' first self-bolted route and first ascent. Mordor (8c+) and was also the initial spark for Markus' passion for bolting. Markus has now opened up over 300 routes, the majority of which are 8a and upwards in difficulty, and is still constantly on the lookout for the next great line. Happiness is the climber's latest achievement, a route that comes very close to his vision of a perfect line!

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