Stephan Siegrist: Mister Kishtwar (Ep. 3)

01.15.2018 - By The Cutting Edge

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Swiss climber Stephan Siegrist has visited the Kishtwar area of India five times in the past seven years, making numerous first ascents. In late 2017, he returned to India with Thomas Huber and Julian Zanker to climb a direct new route up Cerro Kishtwar, an extremely difficult mountain that he had already climbed once before! In this episode, Stephan talks about Cerro Kishtwar, his climbing partners, maintaining health and motivation for extreme expeditions at age 45, and much more. The Cutting Edge podcast is presented by Hilleberg the Tentmaker ( and produced by the American Alpine Club.

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