Matthias Scherer was born in 1974 near Frankfurt in Germany. He discoverd the Alps with his family in young childhood and decided in 1993 to move completly to the foot of Mt.Blanc. Since then he never left the mountains for long.

In 1993 he started waterice-climbing which became fast his biggest passion. Till today he climbed over 500 waterfalls all over Europe and Canada  (see ice chapter).

In the Ice "Off-season" he is looking for quite faces, pillars and ridges all around the Alps and hones his rock-climbing skills on the many famous cragging areas around Europe. He lives together with his climbing partner and wife Tanja in Cogne in the Aosta Valley on the south side of Mt.Blanc.