Peter Habeler (born 22. Juli 1942 in Mayrhofen, Zillertal) is an Austrian mountaineer. He began climbing with Reinhold Messner in 1969. Several accomplishments in mountaineering followed. The most notable event was the first ascent without supplemental oxygen of Mount Everest on 8 May 1978 together with Messner, which was previously thought to be impossible.
Peter Habeler : Founder of the Ski School Habeler
Peter became a skiing instructor at age twenty one and founded the Peter Habeler Ski and Mountaineering School in his hometown of Mayrhofen, Austria. The school is now run by his son, Chris Habeler.