Andreas Steindl is a Swiss mountain climber, ski mountaineer and mountain guide.Steindl was born in Zermatt, where he worked as a carpenter before he earned his mountain guide diploma in 2011. He also competes in alpine skiing and mountain running events. On August 27th, 2018 Steindl broke a new world record in speed climbing. The 29 year old sprinted in only 4 hours from the Zermatt Kirchplatz (1616 m) to the peak of the Matterhorn (4477.5 m) and back to Zermatt. The time measured for the 2861 meters in altitude and 22,8 km was 3 hours 59 minutes and 52 seconds. This is the time a normal climber would need to reach the peak of the Matterhorn from the Hörnlihütte (3260 m).
Andy is a true NORQAINER – his life, his way