Maximilian Gerl

Maximilian Gerl

Maximilian Gerl lives in Munich, Germany. Each and every year he resolves to finally spend more time in the mountains. He attended the German School of Journalism and currently is working as a freelance journalist.


by Maximilian Gerl in Nature

The Snow Whisperers

What will the snow be like this year? This is the question on everyone’s lips in Tirol as winter approaches. Finding an answer is often complicated. We set out in search of clues –indoors and outdoors.

11 min. Reading time
by Maximilian Gerl in Nature

22 Facts about snow

Everyone knows what snow looks like. But did you know that it can scream, is actually black and has become an art genre in its own right? Snow is a fascinating thing. Wherever it falls, snow changes the landscape and the environment – but snow itself is also very changeable. We humans have been fascinated by…

8 min. Reading time
by Maximilian Gerl in Sports

A Day in the Life of a Ski Instructor – A Photo Story

More than 7,000 snow sports instructors teach 700,000 students at 300 ski schools all over Tirol each winter. We talked to Sebastian Kahn, an instructor working with “Red Devils Kitzbühel” Ski School. He and his fellow instructors gave us an insight into a day in the life of a ski instructor.

6 min. Reading time
by Maximilian Gerl in Sports

7 Ski Instructor Myths Debunked

Is the ski instructor uniform really a chick magnet and do they actually party all the time? Does the envious or negative imagery that the job title conjures-up have any grounding in reality? We conducted methodical fieldwork to debunk some of the most common myths.

4 min. Reading time
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