22 Mai

The Italian Job

2017-05-22

Is it a bird…? Is it a plane…? We leave it actually up to your imagination what you make out of it ;) This time Ticket to the Moon set up their hammock-fleet at the incredible rock formation of Bismantova in the @Appenino Tosco National Park in Italy. The unusual design was built out of 12 […]

05 Apr

99 Red Balloons

2017-04-05

#singleimage #nophotoshop #nofakenews #totalfun ––––––––––––– The story of 99 red balloons floating towards the horizon performed by the band @Nena was originally inspired by balloons raising over the Berlin Wall during the era of Cold War in the 1980s. In the song the balloons were mistaken for U.F.O.s what led to a quick escalation and […]

16 Feb

Nordportal

2017-02-16

This two images are the result of a recent ice climbing session at the Felbertauern in Austria. The first image is a combination of long time exposures and external flash photography. The second image is a single image long time exposure. The project was realized with the help of the two athletes Phillip Pichlbauer and […]

12 Feb

Ice Climbing | Felbertauern

2017-02-12

Info: Ice climbing project at Felbertauern in Austria with Jef Verstraeten and Phillip Pichlbauer. Project 1: Zylinder Project 2: Linker Nordportalfall Image ©: Sebastian Wahlhuetter Photography | @Swahlhuetter | www.wahlhuetter.net

01 Feb

Moonwalk

2017-02-01

Info overview: Location: Bosnia / Kameni Most FA​/Climber​: Peter Schwamberger Route​ Name​: Živjeli ​Grade: ​7c ​This images show Austrian climber Peter Schwamberger right before his FA of his newly established route „Živjeli“ (7c) at Kameni Most in Bosnia and Herzegovina during a full moon night session. The route was established on this impressive and so […]

24 Nov

Cruising

2016-11-24

Verena Kern cruising the streets of Styria under the shadow of the supermoon. Lightpainting was realized with LED lightning in combination with outdoor strobes and long time exposure. All images are single image exposures. Image ©: Sebastian Wahlhuetter Photography | @Swahlhuetter | www.wahlhuetter.net

12 Nov

High above Graz

2016-11-12

Athlete Reinhard Kleindl realizing a long planed highline project at the Styria Media Center in Graz, Austria. This project was realized in cooperation with the Mountainfilm Graz festival. Image ©: Sebastian Wahlhuetter Photography | @Swahlhuetter | www.wahlhuetter.net

02 Nov

One in the wild – Extreme Unicycling

2016-11-02

Extreme unicycling athlete and world championship finalist Markus Prögelhöf sightseeing in Vienna. LED images were taken as single images as combination of a long time exposure and strobe photography. Image ©: Sebastian Wahlhuetter Photography | @Swahlhuetter | www.wahlhuetter.net

01 Nov

Business as usual

2016-11-01

Portrait shooting with some exposure. Athlete Thomas Spoettl poses at the in 35 meters height for a special business portrait with the stunning backdrop of the cityscape of Vienna. Image ©: Sebastian Wahlhuetter Photography | @Swahlhuetter | www.wahlhuetter.net

27 Okt

The Explorer – SUP Vienna

2016-10-27

Stand up paddle boarder Daniel Pavlovic goes on a ride into the Vienna underground. #nocrocodiles! The LED shot in this series is a single image done by long time exposures combined with strobe lightning.  Image ©: Sebastian Wahlhuetter Photography | @Swahlhuetter | www.wahlhuetter.net

24 Okt

Above the clouds – Traunstein

2016-10-24

Scenic highline at the ‚Traunstein‘ in Upper Austria. The highline is 80 meters in distance and is enthroned above lake Traunsee with an epic view over the lake and mountain range. The project was run by the Vienna Slackliners and friends. Featured athletes (top to bottom): Sarah Haras, Igor Scotland, Thomas Spöttl, Peter Auer Image ©: Sebastian […]

20 Sep

The Hammock Caravan goes Bosnia

2016-09-20

This year the annual hammock gathering moved along the road to the Tijesno Canyon in Bosnia and Herzegowina to the Drill and Chill Climbing and Highlining Festival. This year marks the fourth round of this unusual come together and the set up got even bigger. For this years project the chosen spot was an impressive 80 meter gap over the […]

04 Sep

Prayer-Flag-Project

2016-09-04

Tibetan prayer flags are not only a religious symbol but promote peace, compassion, strength, and wisdom and can already be found on mountain tops far beyond the Himalayas. The Tibetans believe the mantras will be blown by the wind to spread the good will and compassion into all pervading space. Therefore, prayer flags are thought to bring benefit to all and they are often hung […]

08 Aug

Z E U S

2016-08-08

Experimental project created in cooperation with the Vienna Slackliners. This is a single image realized with a LED lightning equipment and a portable flash system manually triggered. The used exposure is 48 seconds | f/3.5 | ISO 800. Photo and Concept: Sebastian Wahlhuetter Highline Athlete: Harald Höglinger Light Painter: Igor Scotland And here is what […]

07 Aug

Urban Boulder Cup 2016

2016-08-07

The Urban Boulder Cup made its stop already for the third time at the Reichsbrücke in Vienna this year. This deep water solo climbing event takes the athletes into the urban wilderness of Vienna. Make it to the top and you’ll probably be rewarded with a 8-10 meter drop into the chilling water of the […]

26 Jul

Sandstone | Saxon Switzerland

2016-07-26

Highline Project in the Saxon Switzerland – natural anchors, traditional and demanding sandstone climbing, new records and a lot of fun. Thanks to Landcruising for making this possible. Athletes and Crew: Damian Jörren, Stefan Junghannß, Harald Höglinger, Emil, Simon Image ©: Sebastian Wahlhuetter Photography | @Swahlhuetter | www.wahlhuetter.net

26 Jun

Bock auf Bouldern | Refugee Project

2016-06-26

The „Bock auf Bouldern“ charity climbing event took place in the Vienna climbing gym Boulderbar with the purpose to raise funds for the refugee project of Ute Bock. The unusual climbing competition featured various celebrities as Kilian Fischhuber, Barbara Raudner, Bernhard Fiedler or Georg Parma. Image ©: Sebastian Wahlhuetter Photography | @Swahlhuetter | www.wahlhuetter.net

20 Jun

Alpine Adventure Hammock

2016-06-20

During the alpine highline project at the Oetscher in Lower Austria this adventure girl and highline athlete set up her Ticket to the Moon camping hammock at an unusual place. This line is 60 meter in distance and was rigged at the eastern ridge of the mountain. Image ©: Sebastian Wahlhuetter Photography | @Swahlhuetter | www.wahlhuetter.net

16 Jun

Alpine Highline | Oetscher

2016-06-16

Alpine highline project at the Oetscher in Lower Austria established by the Vienna Slackliners. This beautiful line is 60 meter in distance and was rigged at the eastern ridge of the mountain. Athletes: Peter Auer, Harald Höglinger, Helmuth Ronnacher, Angelika Wild Image ©: Sebastian Wahlhuetter Photography | @Swahlhuetter | www.wahlhuetter.net

12 Jun

Atomic Reactor Highline

2016-06-12

The crew members of the Vienna Slackliners pulling of yet another great action at an unusual location. This time the team gathered to realize a project at the atomic power plant in Zwentendorf | Austria. The controversial plant was built in the 1970s and just before firing it up a national referendum in Austria decided opting out of nuclear energy for good. Nowadays […]

08 Jun

Cover National Geographic Traveller

2016-06-08

One of our images made it to the cover of the April issue of National Geographic Traveller (China). The image shows Dharma Vlad waking up after spending the night on a highline in his hammock suspended 50 meters above the ground and was taken in the early morning hours at around 6.00 a.m. The location […]

06 Jun

„Ewige Jagdgruende“ | Tirol

2016-06-06

Highline Action at the Austrian Climbing Festival in the beautiful Zillertal in Tirol with the awesome boys and girls from the Tiroliners. The line is app. 90 meter in distance and 30 meters high. The spot is called „Ewige Jagdgründe“ (infinite hunting ground) and featured not only a great highline destination but also a variety of mint climbing problems. Image […]

15 Mai

Urban Flow | SUP

2016-05-15

Stand Up Paddling at the Danube Channel in Vienna. At this gathering more than 100 people came together to paddle down an urban river channel right in the city center of Vienna. Image ©: Sebastian Wahlhuetter Photography | @Swahlhuetter | www.wahlhuetter.net

13 Apr

In the park | Freerunning

2016-04-13

Pro-Freerunning Athlete Alexander Schauer on his personal way through the „Stadtpark Vienna“. Image ©: Sebastian Wahlhuetter Photography | @Swahlhuetter | www.wahlhuetter.net

01 Apr

Extreme Unicycling

2016-04-01

Extreme Unicycling with the Pro riders Gerald Rosenkranz und Markus Proegelhoef Image ©: Sebastian Wahlhuetter Photography | @Swahlhuetter | www.wahlhuetter.net

25 Mrz

Trinity Highline Project

2016-03-25

The crew from the Vienna Slackliners have once again rigged a spectacular set up consisting of 2x 80m lines and a 135m line. Image ©: Sebastian Wahlhuetter Photography | @Swahlhuetter | www.wahlhuetter.net

21 Mrz

Speedskiing in Kitzbuehel

2016-03-21

Speedflying with Fred Haidegger in Bruneck (Brunico) in South Tyrol with his 9.5 m2 speed glider. Image ©: Sebastian Wahlhuetter Photography | @Swahlhuetter | www.wahlhuetter.net

05 Mrz

Peilstein Project

2016-03-05

Highline Project at the Peilstein in Lower Austria | 80m | with the Vienna Slackliners   Image ©: Sebastian Wahlhuetter Photography | @Swahlhuetter | www.wahlhuetter.net

09 Nov

One Wheel Dream

2015-11-09

Extreme-Unicycling in Vienna | Austria with the athletes Markus Prögelhöf and Gerald Rosenkranz. Image ©: Sebastian Wahlhuetter Photography | @Swahlhuetter | www.wahlhuetter.net

11 Okt

1000 Liter Firewater | Andrea Maruna

2015-10-11

Climber Andrea Maruna in the route 1000 liter firewater | 8b Image ©: Sebastian Wahlhuetter Photography | @Swahlhuetter | www.wahlhuetter.net

20 Sep

Drill & Chill | Bosnia

2015-09-20

The Drill & Chill Climbing and Highline Festival in Bosnia was established in 2015 by an international team of climbers to develop climbing in Bosnia. Image ©: Sebastian Wahlhuetter Photography | @Swahlhuetter | www.wahlhuetter.net

16 Sep

Hammock Rainbow Monte Piana

2015-09-16

Ticket to the Moon Hammock Session @ Highline Meeting Monte Piana, Italy 2015 | 2350m a.s.l. Monte Piana in the Italian Dolomites is a special place with a long history as the organizers of the annual Highline Meeting in Monte Piana Alesandro d’emilia & Armin Holzer explain: „JUST HUNDRED YEARS AGO WINTERS UP HEAR WERE […]

10 Aug

Urban Boulder Cup 2015

2015-08-10

The annual Urban Boulder Cup in Vienna returned this year to the Reichsbrücke at the New Danube Channel. What can be better in an urban environment at 36° C as joining some DWS climbing fun right in the city center. The event was organized by the crew of Urban-Boulder.com and in total 33 men and 8 women were battling […]

07 Aug

Business Casual

2015-08-07

After Work Waterline Session | feat. Thomas Spöttl of the Vienna Slackliners Image ©: Sebastian Wahlhuetter Photography | @Swahlhuetter | www.wahlhuetter.net

28 Jul

Keep on Running | Alex Schauer

2015-07-28

Freerunning in Vienna | Austria with the Pro-Runner Alexander Schauer. Image ©: Sebastian Wahlhuetter Photography | @Swahlhuetter | www.wahlhuetter.net

04 Jul

Dachstein Project

2015-07-04

Special alpine highline project at the Dachstein Massive (2997m) in Styria, Austria at the „Western–“ (2832m) and „Eastern Dirndl (2818m)“. Watch out for the video from our film team @ Frischluft. Athletes: Reinhard Kleindl, Igor Scotland Film Crew: Matthias Aberer, Stefan Köchel, David Schickengruber Photography: Sebastian Wahlhuetter Supported by: adidas outdoor | AustriAlpine Image ©: Sebastian Wahlhuetter Photography | @Swahlhuetter | www.wahlhuetter.net

14 Jun

Wind Turbine

2015-06-14

Peter Auer is walking the first wind turbine highline in the world. The 50m line was established at the Donauinsel in Vienna, Austria.   Image ©: Sebastian Wahlhuetter Photography | @Swahlhuetter | www.wahlhuetter.net

06 Jun

Flying High

2015-06-06

Highliner at the „Natur Park Hohe Wand“ accompanied by Paraglider Pilots Image ©: Sebastian Wahlhuetter Photography | @Swahlhuetter | www.wahlhuetter.net

15 Mai

Yosemite Highline Project

2015-05-15

Yosemite Valley is not only a place full of climbing history but also the birthplace of Slacklining and Highlining. In July 2015 it is exactly 30 years that Scott Balcome was the first to realized this vision of balancing on a one inch line in such rights. The first highline ever walked was the 17m […]

08 Mai

On the Run

2015-05-08

Freerunning in Vienna | Austria with the Pro-Runner Alexander Schauer. Image ©: Sebastian Wahlhuetter Photography | @Swahlhuetter | www.wahlhuetter.net

10 Feb

The Story behind the hammock action

2015-02-10

Most of you have probably seen images of the Monte Piana hammock project already. An epic event, loads of fun and a great story to tell. You can follow me here on an in depth journey behind the scenes of this project (from a photographers point of view). Let’s start from the beginning. It all […]

15 Jan

Slack and Sag

2015-01-15

„actually winter !“ Late afternoon session with the Vienna Slackliners @ the outskirts of Vienna with a 150m longline setup. There is an additional rope taped to it – just in order to make it way much harder of course. Anyway not bad for mid of January. #actuallywinter And there is some sag in this set up […]

22 Sep

Highline Meeting @ Monte Piana | Dolomites

2014-09-22

Some impressions of the Highline Meeting Monte Piana | Dolomites | Italy | Sept. 6. – 14. | organized by Armin Holzer and his charming companions. One intense week of adventure in the heart of the dolomites. Great effort! Image ©: Sebastian Wahlhuetter Photography | @Swahlhuetter | www.wahlhuetter.net

22 Sep

Highline @ Monte del Forno | Switzerland

2014-09-22

This interesting alpine highline project was established @ Kluckerzahn | Monte del Forno | Switzerland | 2950 m.a.s.l. by Jakub Trávník | Jakub Uhlík Uhlíř | Saša Kasal | Lukáš Černý | Petr Voŕíśek and Igor Scotland. Since conditions were pretty rough we had to abandon the original project and improvise a bit. Fortunately the […]

19 Sep

Evolution

2014-09-19

Since I took my first trials on a highline last week I can finally also talk about some of the experiences you can have when you are on one of this on inch webbings a way too far off the ground. And yes, I even managed to walk two shorter lines but all in all I took probably […]

17 Sep

Ultimativ Hammock Session

2014-09-17

Very probably the most people and for sure the most hammocks on a highline ever. This special set up was rigged with 1.000 kg of pre-tension and reached 2.350 kg of total work load after 22 people in 16 hammocks volunteered for this epic session @ Monte Piana Highline Meeting | Dolomites | ~2.400 m.a.s.l. […]

10 Sep

Rocking the St. Hannapi stadion

2014-09-10

Highline project @ the Hannapi Stadion Vienna. Great project with interesting insights behind the scenes of this legendary arena – the former home of the SK Rapid Vienna will be teared down and totally rebuild in a couple of weeks. line: 77m | athletes: Vienna Slackliners | Peter Auer | T. Spöttl | Helmut Netzwerker […]

16 Jul

Highline Adventures @ Peilstein

2014-07-16

The legendary Peilstein Highline close to Vienna is around 50m in distance and 40m high. This blog-entry resembles several sessions on this highline including also a second highline of 35m. A project of the Vienna Slackliners  –> Athletes: Igor Scotland | Angelika Wild | Peter Auer | Daniel Haberl | Thomas Spöttl | Harald Höger You can find us also […]

13 Jul

Urban Climbing | Andrea Maruna

2014-07-13

Welcome Andrea aka „The Brave and Fearless“ to here urban boulder initiation rite. Urban Boulder session with Salewa Climber Andrea Maruna. An assignment for the upcoming Urban Boulder Guide „Vienna Walls“. Location: Das Werk –  an alternative arts and culture centre located on the Donaukanal in Vienna | Pier9. For the artwork: So far it’s just known that […]

09 Jul

Urban Climbing | Bernd Zangerl

2014-07-09

Urban Boulder session with Red Bull Climber Bernd Zangerl in Vienna. An assignment for the upcoming Urban Boulder Guide „Vienna Walls“. Great location, great new routes, impressive climber! So watch out for the world premiere featuring more than 200 specified urban boulder problems in the city environment of Vienna. It’s all there: from the legendary Flexwand to […]

07 Jul

Monster of Steel

2014-07-07

Jan Haiko and Christine Wu taking on the steel roof of the Gasometer Vienna (B). A unique opportunity and quite a bit of fun. For the building: The gas tanks of the Gasometer were build between 1896 and 1899 and used for the gas supply of the district. They were retired in 1984 and designated as protected historic […]

03 Jul

Buildering @Kaisermuehlen

2014-07-03

Interesting ‚buildering‘ project from Jef Verstraeten in Vienna from a couple of days ago. After finishing the action we found our selves surrounded by a horde of police men and women rushing to the scenery in 5 cars. Some loyal fellow had called them for whatsoever reason. After a short explanation of this as a photographic project and since we were leaving the […]

01 Jul

Biketrials @Donaukanal

2014-07-01

Urban Exploration Tour in Vienna with bike-trial rider: Lorant Suciaghi | www.biketrialsvienna.com   Get in touch: Twitter | Facebook | Google+  

29 Jun

The Marmot – National Geographic Feature

2014-06-29

Featured as photo of the day @National Geographics. That is huge and a real honor for me. Original provided text: “This photo was taken during a 100-kilometer [62-mile] trekking trip in Ladakh, India, at an altitude of 4,500 meters [14,763 feet]. I was at Lake Tso Kar, one of the highest saltwater lakes on Earth. I […]

23 Jun

Highline Action @Gasometer Vienna

2014-06-23

This Highline-project @Gasometer Vienna consisted of 3 different highlines [35m | 45m | 95m]. With 95m – 60m above the ground – this is the longest and highest urban highline ever set in Austria and one of the longest in the world. There were a lot of people and skills involved to make this project happen – above all the Vienna […]

13 Apr

Flexwand GIF compilation !

2014-04-13

Small things matter! A single image or a sequence can always be manipulated and doesn’t give you much information about style and technic. We tried our best to change that! Urban Boulder @ Flexwand | Vienna | Austria feat. Alois Gstöttner | Stefan Springer | Paul Zeiner [—> give it a moment to load] Long […]

13 Mrz

What happened to the dog?

2014-03-13

a journey’s end…  Things have gone wild recently regarding this photo of the ‚Himalayan dog‚ aka ‚winter is coming‚. And since thousands of people keep asking questions on what happened to this dog, I set up this blog to give an answer. Originally I provided a sub-text to the image which somewhere along the line […]