Team

Trusting a forecast is trusting the forecaster.

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Meteotest's meteorologists have a long lasting experience
in forecasting mountain weather.

Ralph Rickli

Ralph Rickli

Ralph has been a member of Meteotest's team for more than 25 years and focuses on applied and mountain meteorology. He is familiar with high altitude expedition forecasting all over the globe since 1998. Further activities: Weather expert at the Swiss Transportation Safety Investigation Board, Adjunct Professor at the University of Bern.

Eva Stehrenberger

Eva Stehrenberger

Eva loves discovering the Alps that are so close to our homes. She has recently become a fan of the cooler parts of the mountains and is now getting to know the fascinating glacial world. Eva is amazed by the achievements of the mountaineers we accompany from afar. Your excitement when a weather window approaches is also hers! Further acitivities: Scouting.

Mario Rindlisbacher

Mario Rindlisbacher

Beside spending his free time in the Alps by foot, ski or paraglider, Mario has been an experienced forecaster at Meteotest for more than 10 years. He has been trekking in the Himalaya and the Andes. Further acitivies: Ultracycling, instructor paragliding weather.

Fabian Umbricht

Fabian Umbricht

Fabian lives for the mountains. When not studying the weather charts at the office, he spends his time outdoors in the Alps. With an extensive experience in alpinism and alpine climbing, he brings in a lot of first-hand knowledge and exactly knows the needs and requirements of climbers for a weather forecast. He has been working at Meteotest since 2015 and coordinating Expedition Weather since 2016. Further activites: ice climbing, skitouring, trailrunning, paragliding, instructor for alpinism & skitouring, member of alpine rescue.