Sterling Athletes Team

Albert Leichtfried

Athlete Bio


Albert Leichtfried


How did you get started climbing?

Harry Berger wanted to learn skiing from me and I wanted to learn climbing from him, this happened in the early 90’s – Harry was my mentor and together we did amazing trips and several hard FA’s.


How old were you when you started?



Who or what inspired you to start climbing?

Harry Berger, and the motivation after I found out that ice climbing is my thing


Who served as your inspiration in life?

My grandmother


What was your first outdoor climb?

Frauendweide icefall WI4+


Any training advice or suggestions?

Find out about the weak parts of your climbing repertoire and train it


If you could have 1 superpower what would it be?



If you could have 3 wishes, what would they be?

More time for climbing

Endless power and small fingerholds

An own farm for my horses where I can work with them


What was your favorite childhood cartoon?



Shameless self-promotion.

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