Published 18.04.2010. Written by Helge Kaasin.

Tobias Hipp

Tobias is a physical geographer from München in Germany. He grew up in the vicinity of the Alps and spent his spare time playing in the mountains both in summer and in winter. As part of his education he has also been working one winter at the Swiss Federal Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research (SLF) in Davos.

Tobias is currently working on a PhD at the University of Oslo, where he among other things is monitoring the state of the permafrost in steep rock walls in the Jotunheimen National Park.