Full name: Franz Xaver Schmid
Born: January 17, 1905 in Garmisch, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bayern, Germany
Died: September 18, 1992 in Hausham, Bayern, Germany
Related Olympians: Brother of Toni Schmid.
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
Franz Schmid started climbing as a youth. From the age of 18 he started making notable ascents, the highlight being the first ascent of the Matterhorn North Face with his brother [Toni]. The same year, Franz Schmid also climbed together with [Hans Ertl] the Northern Face of the Ortler. In total he conquered around 2,000 summits. Franz became a police inspector in Neuhaus/Schliersee.
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